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Activity Number: 83
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Sunday, July 30, 2017 : 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Sponsor: Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Abstract #322680
Title: Overview of SAMSI Program on Statistical, Mathematical and Computational Methods for Astronomy (ASTRO)
Author(s): Gutti Jogesh Babu and David Jones*
Companies: The Pennsylvania State University and SAMSI / Duke
Keywords: Astrostatistics ; SAMSI ; Exoplanets ; Time Domain Astronomy

At the opening workshop of the SAMSI ASTRO program in August 2016 statisticians and astronomers formed five working groups: (i) Uncertainty Quantification and Astrophysical Emulation, (ii) Synoptic Time Domain Surveys, (iii) Multivariate and Irregularly Sampled Time Series, (iv) Astrophysical Populations, (v) Statistics, computation, and modeling in cosmology. An overview of the directions and progress of each working group will be given.

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