Introduction to Virtual Observations

September 6

Responsible: E.Valentijn

Lecture outline

This lecture will introduce the present day data handling in Astronomy. Data processing in Astronomy. Main steps in the developing of data processing. Scope of the field (optical/infrared astronomy, radioastronomy, added-value study of catalogs etc.) Ongoing and incoming astronomical missions. Data volumes. Complexity of the data processing in astronomy. Main components of data mining in Astronomy.

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