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Astroinformatics, data mining and the future of astronomical research

By Keith Cowing
April 8, 2013
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Astronomy, as many other scientific disciplines, is facing a true data deluge which is bound to change both the praxis and the methodology of every day research work. The emerging field of astroinformatics, while on the one end appears crucial to face the technological challenges, on the other is opening new exciting perspectives for new astronomical discoveries through the implementation of advanced data mining procedures. The complexity of astronomical data and the variety of scientific problems, however, call for innovative algorithms and methods as well as for an extreme usage of ICT technologies.

Massimo Brescia, Giuseppe Longo (Submitted on 9 Jan 2012)
Comments: To appear in the Proceedings of the 2-nd International Conference on Frontiers on diagnostic technologies
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
Cite as: arXiv:1201.1867v1 [astro-ph.IM]
Submission history [v1] Mon, 9 Jan 2012 18:41:45 GMT (7kb)

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