Monday Morning Meeting 4/29/19

  • IP:
  • Phone: (434) 817-6524

News / Management
  • CUC mid-year telecon: May 8 from 9-10AM EDT (13-14h UT).
  • CNGI Software Trade Study Report released
    • Discussion this Thursday 5/2 at 10ET / 8MT in ER-245 / SO-280
  • New revision of the CASA Management Plan circulated last week


  • Calibration and Flagging
    • CAS-12434: Use tool function to control VI1 for PL's tool-driven implementation of uvcontsub. Required cb tool method exists; need to verify it works correctly in this context,
    • Polarization: Jump-started VLA-oriented testing of Xfparang w/ Frank
  • Imaging
  • Data Visualization
    • CARTA
      • release 1.1 expected this week. See carta home page for links to downloads and user manual.
      • Pam working on homegrown CartaHdf5Image derived from ImageInterface for IDIA HDF5 schema, then conversion from Lattice types to Image types will be complete. Next step is integrating imageanalysis for statistics and region import/export.
  • Import / Export
    • N/A
  • Infrastructure
    • Created CASR-435 for updated gencal / antenna positions requirements. Expecting that the new web service and gencal updates will be ready for CASA 5.6 / ALMA cycle 7. The CASR ticket will probably add a small number (3?) of new numeric parameters.
  • Simulation
    • N/A
  • CASA 6
    • N/A
  • uvcontsub
    • Met with stakeholders last week. Simplified requirements again. Re-evaluating implementation plan (GM/FM)

Build / Testing

  • Infrastructure
    • N/A
  • Unit
    • N/A
  • Verification
    • Order made through Helpdesk for new Apple hardware (a couple Mac minis and some internal SSDs for the Pros)
    • Working on getting a new VM host to have additional VM resources including for the telemetry data
    • Discussions ongoing about using the cluster for CASA build and test uses
  • Validation
    • N/A

User Liaison Updates

  • N/A

Pipeline Updates

  • pipeline regressions consistent failing on release/5.5.0 but not totally on master. Should I worry?
  • Lindsey back in Socorro. We will work on pipeline paper
  • Some managerial works are complete: update of development schedule until mid July. PIPE JIRA migration complete.

Single Dish Development (4/26/19)
  • Wataru Kawasaki
    • CAS-11955
    • CASR-411 tried msuvbin if it can be used for averaging over different antennas, but the output MS is broken.
  • Takeshi Nakazato
    • CAS-12417 Observatories table update (NRO)
    • investigation on mixed indentation issue for auto-generated scripts
  • Renaud Miel
  • Suminori Nishie
    • CAS-8418Higher order poinitng interpolation ( PointingDirectionCalculator) , 5.6 , "Under Verificattion
      • Wrting draft of technical document of Unit testing and code structure, partly by UML (In progress)
    • Obtaining higher C++skills, (OOD/OOP)
      • Reading widely textbooks of coding technique and modern SW-engineering methodology.
Topic revision: r14 - 2019-04-29, PamFord
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