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Statistical challenges in modern astronomy V / Eric D. Feigelson, G. Jogesh Babu, editors.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
New York : Springer, c2013.
Format:
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • xxiii, 559 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Note:
"These are the proceedings of the fifth SCMA conference held in June 2011"--P. v.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Part 1. Statistics in Cosmology
  • Likelihood-Free Inference in Cosmology: Potential for the Estimation of Luminosity Functions / Chad M. Schafer and Peter E. Freeman
  • Commentary: Likelihood-Free Inference in Cosmology: Potential for the Estimation of Luminosity Functions / Martin A. Hendry
  • Robust, Data-Driven Inference in Non-linear Cosmostatistics / Benjamin D. Wandelt, Jens Jasche and Guilhem Lavaux
  • Simulation-Aided Inference in Cosmology / David Higdon, Earl Lawrence, Katrin Heitmann and Salman Habib
  • Commentary: Simulation-Aided Inference in Cosmology / Carlo Graziani
  • The Matter Spectral Density from Lensed Cosmic Microwave Background Observations / Ethan Anderes and Alexander van Engelen
  • Commentary: 'The Matter Spectral Density from Lensed Cosmic Microwave Background Observations' / Alan Heavens
  • Needlets Estimation in Cosmology and Astrophysics / Domenico Marinucci. Part 2. Bayesian Analysis Across Astronomy
  • Parameter Estimation and Model Selection in Extragalactic Astronomy / Martin D. Weinberg
  • Commentary: Bayesian Model Selection and Parameter Estimation / Philip C. Gregory
  • Cosmological Bayesian Model Selection: Recent Advances and Open Challenges / Roberto Trotta
  • Commentary: Cosmological Bayesian Model Selection / David A. van Dyk
  • Measurement Error Models in Astronomy / Brandon C. Kelly
  • Commentary: "Measurement Error Models in Astronomy" by Brandon C. Kelly / David Ruppert
  • Asteroseismology: Bayesian Analysis of Solar-Like Oscillators / Othman Benomar
  • Semi-parametric Robust Event Detection for Massive Time-Domain Databases / Alexander W. Blocker and Pavlos Protopapas
  • Bayesian Analysis of Reverberation Mapping Data / Brendon J. Brewer
  • Bayesian Mixture Models for Poisson Astronomical Images / Fabrizia Guglielmetti, Rainer Fischer and Volker Dose
  • Systematic Errors in High-Energy Astrophysics / Vinay Kashyap
  • Hierarchical Bayesian Models for Type Ia Supernova Inference / Kaisey S. Mandel
  • Bayesian Flux Reconstruction in One and Two Bands / Eric R. Switzer, Thomas M. Crawford and Christian L. Reichardt
  • Commentary: Bayesian Analysis Across Astronomy / Thomas J. Loredo.
  • Part 3. Data Mining and Astroinformatics
  • Sparse Astronomical Data Analysis / Jean-Luc Starck
  • Exploiting Non-linear Structure in Astronomical Data for Improved Statistical Inference / Ann B. Lee and Peter E. Freeman
  • Commentary: Exploiting Non-linear Structure in Astronomical Data for Improved Statistical Inference / Didier Fraix-Burnet
  • Surprise Detection in Multivariate Astronomical Data / Kirk D. Borne and Arun Vedachalam
  • On Statistical Cross-Identification in Astronomy / Tamás Budavári
  • Commentary: On Statistical Cross-Identification in Astronomy / Thomas J. Loredo
  • Data Compression Methods in Astrophysics / Raul Jimenez
  • Commentary: Data Compression Methods in Astrophysics / Ann B. Lee. Part 4. Image and Time Series Analysis
  • Morphological Image Analysis and Sunspot Classification / David Stenning, Vinay Kashyap, Thomas C. M. Lee, David A. van Dyk and C. Alex Young
  • Commentary: Morphological Image Analysis and Sunspot Classification / Ricardo Vilalta
  • Learning About the Sky Through Simulations / Andrew Connolly, John Peterson, Garret Jernigan, D. Bard and the LSST Image Simulation Group
  • Commentary: Learning About the Sky Through Simulations / Michael J. Way
  • Statistical Analyses of Data Cubes / Erik Rosolowsky
  • Astronomical Transient Detection Controlling the False Discovery Rate / Nicolle Clements, Sanat K. Sarkar and Wenge Guo
  • Commentary: Astronomical Transient Detection Controlling the False Discovery Rate / Peter E. Freeman
  • Slepian Wavelet Variances for Regularly and Irregularly Sampled Time Series / Debashis Mondal and Donald B. Percival
  • Commentary: Slepian Wavelet Variances for Regularly and Irregularly Samples Time Series / Jeffrey D. Scargle.
  • Part 5. The Future of Astrostatistics
  • Astrostatistics in the International Arena / Joseph M. Hilbe
  • The R Statistical Computing Environment / Luke Tierney
  • Panel Discussion: The Future of Astrostatistics / G. Jogesh Babu. Part 6. Contributed Papers
  • Bayesian Estimation of log N
  • log S / Paul D. Baines, Irina S. Udaltsova, Andreas Zezas and Vinay L. Kashyap
  • Techniques for Massive-Data Machine Learning in Astronomy / Nicholas M. Ball
  • A Bayesian Approach to Gravitational Lens Model Selection / Irene Balmès
  • Identification of Outliers Through Clustering and Semi-supervised Learning for All Sky Surveys / Sharmodeep Bhattacharyya, Joseph W. Richards, John Rice, Dan L. Starr and Nathaniel R. Butler, et al.
  • Estimation of Moments on the Sphere by Means of Fast Convolution / P. Bielewicz, B. D. Wandelt and A. J. Banday
  • Variability Detection by Change-Point Analysis / Seo-Won Chang, Yong-Ik Byun and Jaegyoon Hahm
  • Evolution as a Confounding Parameter in Scaling Relations for Galaxies / Didier Fraix-Burnet
  • Detecting Galaxy Mergers at High Redshift / P. E. Freeman, R. Izbicki, Ann B. Lee, C. Schafer and D. Slepčev, et al.
  • Multi-component Analysis of a Sample of Bright X-Ray Selected Active Galactic Nuclei / Dirk Grupe
  • Applying the Background-Source Separation Algorithm to Chandra Deep Field South Data / F. Guglielmetti, H. Böhringer, R. Fischer, P. Rosati and P. Tozzi
  • Non-Gaussian Physics of the Cosmological Genus Statistic / J. Berian James
  • Modeling Undetectable Flares / Vinay Kashyap, Steve Saar, Jeremy Drake, Kathy Reeves and Jennifer Posson-Brown, et al.
  • An F-Statistic Based Multi-detector Veto for Detector Artifacts in Gravitational Wave Data / D. Keitel, R. Prix, M. A. Papa and M. Siddiqi
  • Constrained Probability Distributions of Correlation Functions / D. Keitel and P. Schneider
  • Improving Weak Lensing Reconstructions in 3D Using Sparsity / Adrienne Leonard, François-Xavier Dupé and Jean-Luc Starck
  • Bayesian Predictions from the Semi-analytic Models of Galaxy Formation / Yu Lu, H. J. Mo, Martin D. Weinberg and Neal Katz
  • Statistical Issues in Galaxy Cluster Cosmology / Adam Mantz, Steven W. Allen and David Rapetti
  • Statistical Analyses to Understand the Relationship Between the Properties of Exoplanets and Their Host Stars / Elizabeth Martínez-Gómez
  • Identifying High-z Gamma-Ray Burst Candidates Using Random Forest Classification / Adam N. Morgan, James Long, Tamara Broderick, Joseph W. Richards and Joshua S. Bloom
  • Fitting Distributions of Points Using [tau]2 / Tim Naylor
  • Theoretical Power Spectrum Estimation from Cosmic Microwave Background Data / Paniez Paykari, Jean-Luc Starck and M. Jalal Fadili
  • Guilt by Association: Finding Cosmic Ray Sources Using Hierarchical Bayesian Clustering / Kunlaya Soiaporn, David Chernoff, Thomas Loredo, David Ruppert and Ira Wasserman
  • Statistical Differences Between Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Classes Based on [gamma]- and X-ray Observations / Dorottya Szécsi, Lajos G. Balázs, Zsolt Bagoly, István Horváth and Attila Mészáros, et al.
  • A Quasi-Gaussian Approximation for the Probability Distribution of Correlation Functions / Philipp Wilking and Peter Schneider
  • New Insights into Galaxy Structure from GALPHAT / Ilsang Yoon, Martin Weinberg and Neal Katz.
Contributor:
Feigelson, Eric D.
Babu, Gutti Jogesh, 1949-
Series:
Lecture notes in statistics, 0930-0325 ; 209. Proceedings
Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag) ; 209.
Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag). Proceedings.
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ISBN:
9781461435198
1461435196

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