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Astrostatistics sessions at JSM 2020

INDEX | Aug 3: AIG meeting | Aug 3:11 Solar & Geo | Aug 4:253 Large Public Data | Aug 4:265 Astro & Space Physics | Aug 5:401 Student Paper Award | Aug 6:431 Astronomical(ly) Big Data | Aug 6:539 Signal detection | Other events |

We will use an Astrostatistics Interest Group Slack channel to ease communication between the audience and the speakers at the various sessions. In order to be added to this channel, please contact one of the office bearers or write to aigamstat @ gmail.

AIG Annual Meeting

Mon Aug 3, 2020, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT

The business meeting of the AIG will be held on the afternoon of Aug 3 via Zoom.

Agenda .pdf

  1. Overview and Census
  2. Charter
    • Amendments on language, Program Chair term, and Webmaster
    • Elections for next year
    • Section vs Interest Group
  3. Activities
  4. External Coordination
  5. Web presence
    • Website, contact email, and email exploder
    • Social media: Slack, twitter, etc
    • Logo

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Session 11

Mon Aug 3, 2020, 10:00am - 11:50am EDT

219357 Statistical Inference for Solar and Geophysical Data - Invited Papers

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section on Nonparametric Statistics, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Organizer(s): Gwendolyn M Eadie, University of Toronto
Chair(s): David van Dyk, Imperial College London

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Session 253

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:50pm EDT

219418 Innovations in AstroStatistics on Exploring Large Public Data – Invited Papers

Astrostatistics Special Interest Group, Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science
Organizer(s): Hyungsuk Tak, Pennsylvania State University
Chair(s): Hyungsuk Tak, Pennsylvania State University

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Session 265

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:50pm EDT

219617 Innovations in Statistics for Astronomy & Space Physics – Topic Contributed Papers

SSC (Statistical Society of Canada), Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Organizer(s): Gwendolyn M Eadie, University of Toronto
Chair(s): David J Thomson, Queen’s University

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Session 401

Wed Aug 5, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:50pm EDT

219559 Astrostatistics Interest Group: Student Paper Award – Topic Contributed Papers

Information about Student Paper competition

Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Organizer(s): Gwendolyn M Eadie, University of Toronto
Chair(s): Chad Schafer, Carnegie Mellon University

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Session 431

Thu Aug 6, 2020, 10:00am - 11:50am EDT

219396 Astronomical(ly) Big Data for Statisticians - Invited Papers

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group, Section on Statistical Consulting
Organizer(s): Vinay Kashyap, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Chair(s): Gwendolyn M Eadie, University of Toronto

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Session 539

Thu Aug 6, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:50pm EDT

219552 Challenging signal detection problems in astronomy – Topic Contributed Papers

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Organizer(s): Eric Feigelson, Pennsylvania State University
Chair(s): Vinay Kashyap, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

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Other events of interest

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