VOEvent Session at the Dec 2010 Interop Meeting

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VOEvent Session: Celestial Transient Event Alerting

Matthew Graham will be chairing VOEvent discussions in Nara. This session will consist of a status update delivered by Matthew, followed by an open discussion on any related topic, such as:

  • Time series
  • Simple Event Access Protocol
  • VOEvent v2.0
  • VOEvent transport protocols, brokers, etc.
  • Surveys generating transient alerts (eg, LSST, LOFAR, LIGO, ...)
  • Robotic telescope networks responding to alerts
  • Classification of celestial phenomena (especially time varying)
  • Vocabularies for the time domain

See Matthew if you have slides to present.

Recent activities of the VOEvent Working Group since the Victoria Interop in May 2010:

  • Roy Williams has been confirmed as Vice Chair

    • Many thanks to Alasdair Allan, the former Vice Chair

    • A revision is in progress, responding to comments to date. Further comment would strengthen the draft!

  • Informal discussions pertaining to IAU telegrams are in progress.


Topic revision: r4 - 2010-12-05 - RobSeaman
 
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