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GALAH Astro-Statistics Meeting


The Monash Centre for Astrophysics (MoCA) as well as the Monash Academy for Cross & Interdisciplinary Mathematical Applications (MAXIMA) present a one-day workshop on astro-statistics for the upcoming GALAH survey.

The meeting will take place on 20 Jan in Room 345, Building 28, on the Monash University Clayton campus.


Slot Presenter Title
9:30 am Ken Freeman Intro to the Astronomy Problem
9:50 am John Lattanzio Intro to the nucleosynthesis problem
10:00 am Gayandhi de Silva What is HERMES?
10:10 am Sarah Martells What is GALAH?
10:20 am Valentina D'Orazi What is the output?
10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am Y-S Ting What has been done: PCA and Results
11:30 am Arik Mitschang Lessons from a blind chemical tagging experiment
12:00 pm Sanjib Sharma Clustering algorithms for multi-dimensional spaces
12:30 pm Lunch Break
2:00 pm Stefano Cavuoti Astroinformatics for Dummies
3:00 pm Kate Smith-Miles and MAXIMA colleagues MAXIMA and our mathematical/statistical/informatics toolkit
4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:30 pm Aldeida Aleti Learning from data with Evolutionary Algorithm
5:00 pm Herbert Lau BONNSAI, the starfinder: linking observation to most likely stellar models with Bayesian statistics
5:30 pm Ken Freeman Discussion and plans for progress
7:00 pm Dinner Verona Restaurant