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Posts in the past four weeks

Monday
Dec 08 2014
17:00 UTC

Spectroscopy: The Key to Humanity's Future in Space

Imagine, if you would, a potential future for humanity Imagine massive space-elevators lifting groups of men, women, and children skyward off Earth's surface. These passengers are then loaded onto shuttles and ferried to the Moon where interstellar starships are docked, waiting to rocket to the stars. These humans are about to begin the greatest journey […]

Posted by Universe Today

Monday
Dec 08 2014
04:59 UTC

introduction and discussion

... hacked on Ness and my paper on data-driven models for stellar spectra.

Posted by Hogg's Research

Saturday
Nov 15 2014
04:59 UTC

The Cannon hack week, day 5

... highlight of group meeting today was Sander Dieleman (Ghent) explaining to us how he won the kaggle Galaxy Zoo challenge. His blog post about it is great too. We hope to use something like his technology (which he also applies to music analysis) to Kepler light-curves. The convolutional trick is so sensible and clever I can't stand it. His presentation to my group reminds me that no use of deep learning or neural networks in astronomy that I know about so far has ever really been sophi

Posted by Hogg's Research

Thursday
Nov 13 2014
04:59 UTC

The Cannon hack week, day 3

In my view, the introduction of a paper should contextualize, bring up, form, and ask questions, and the discussion section at the end should answer them, or fail to, or answer them with caveats. The discussion should say all the respects in which the answers given are or could be or shoud be wrong. We only understand things by understand what they don't do. (And no paper should have a "summary" section: Isn't that the abstract?) Ness and I assembled our conclusions, caveats, and qu

Posted by Hogg's Research

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