Monday Morning Meeting 02/05/18

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  • Phone: (434) 817-6524


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News / Meetings / Visitors



  • Review of VLASS single epoch imaging requirements
    • Major new features include: IQU imaging, per plane / polarization cube imaging products, iteration over tclean
    • Many additional improvements
  • ALMA ICT Archive / Pipeline interface discussion resumed
    • General agreement that the pipeline manifest is the interface for archive ingestion
  • ALMA pipeline infrastructure code cleanup and improvements
  • VLA pipeline plotms caltable locking problems discovered and resolved


  • 5.3 Development and bug fixes
    • CAS-10697: uvcontsub does not work in parallel mode with 'combine=spw'. waiting for input
    • ...
  • Testing
    • multi-core testing of different datasets after performance fixes, with prelease 5.2. in progress


Build, Release

Verification Testing

Validation Testing

  • Question to Jen/Juergen/Bjorn: how can I fix a bug in the Plone docs and apply the change to all previous versions of the Plone docs? Do I need to edit the same page multiple times, one for each release? -- JDM: only certain people can do this; you'll need to coordinate with Juergen or Bjorn.
  • Current validation tally
    • 132 Under Validation, 94 Ready to Validate.
  • Current Testing Efforts for 5.3 deliverables
    • imaging issues/autoboxing refinements
    • statwt2 (CAS-10530; will close this week)
    • systematic tests of mstransform
    • plone/CASAdocs
    • further parallelization testing (non-ALMA pipeline specific, happening now)
    • polarization calibration
    • testing snapshot -- please see for the up-to-date list of tickets and testing status



Developer Reports

Monday Meeting
  • Sanjay Bhatnagar
  • Sandra Castro
    • CAS-5808: rflag's use of timedev and timedevscale parameters. code review
  • Lindsey Davis
    • Followed up on ALMA Pipeline / CASA moving object imaging discussion, CAS-9004
    • Reviewed VLASS single epoch imaging requirements
    • ALMA pipeline infrastructure cleanup and error handling improvements in progress
      • Updating to new ALMA Git repository, build process, branching conventions, development process, numerous issues with all these
    • ALMA pipeline / architecture discussion with ALMA ICT meeting
  • Bjorn Emonts
  • Pam Ford
  • Enrique Garcia
  • Bob Garwood
  • Kumar Golap
  • David Mehringer
  • George Moellenbrock
  • Dirk Petry
  • Martin Pokorny
  • Federico M Pouzols
    • CAS-6215 data averaging in flagdata - validation and documentation
    • CAS-5808: rflag's use of timedev and timedevscale parameters - implemented. CAS-5809 and CAS-10036 requiring feedback.
    • Debugging mstransform/cvel2 for CAS-10584, CAS-10446
  • Urvashi Rao
  • Darrell Schiebel
  • Ville Suoranta
  • Takahiro Tsutsumi
Friday NAOJ Meeting
  • Kanako Sugimoto
    • 5 year plan discussion
    • My visa is issued by US consulate. I am waitng for the delivery of passport with visa stamp.
  • Wataru Kawasaki
  • Takeshi Nakazato
    • brought up a discussion on JIRA/Bamboo workflow for Plone document ticket, which sometimes requires issuing PR before resolving the ticket
    • started discussion on Jy/K DB access (originally pipeline ticket but now thinking whether it should go to casa or pipeline)
    • 5 year plan discussion with Kana and Daniel
    • CAS-9706 issue PR for Plone document update
  • Renaud Miel

-- TakeshiNakazato - 2018-01-30
Topic revision: r14 - 2018-02-12, FedeMPouzols
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