[AstroPy] Summer scholar
Fri Jul 30 12:19:36 CDT 2010
Unless it's been done, I'd love to see this IDL/Matlab/FORTRAN code
implemented in Python. *Lots* of people use it, and the lack of it is
a factor in some people's decision to stick with IDL. There are a few
Python wavelet codes and I haven't looked at any of them, so maybe all
that needs to be done is to implement the high-level stuff there
(tests and examples) in an existing Python wavelet code. An
assessment of those and their suitability for tasks as outlined in the
accompanying paper would be a great contribution for 8 weeks of
undergrad work! I used this package, e.g., in my most recent ApJ
See especially the nearly-noiseless global transform!
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 14:16:32 +1000
From: Wolfgang Kerzendorf <email@example.com>
Subject: [AstroPy] Summer scholar
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Here at Mt. Stromlo Observatory we will have summer scholars in November
- February. There was a recent call for ideas for ~8 week summer
projects. I can definitley co-supervise as this will all happen at
Stromlo, but would need help with fleshing out an idea. Is there
something we can offer for a physics undergrad to code for 8 weeks.
Maybe build a coord base class? Is that too complex? Other ideas? Maybe
we should also think about getting people in the next GSoC round?
What are people's feeling on this?
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