Monday Morning Meeting 7/22/19

  • DIAL-IN NUMBERS & PASSCODES:
  • IP: 192.33.117.12##8110
  • Phone: (434) 817-6524

News / Management
  • Each person on the NRAO vacation naughty list is required to provide a plan for using the time
  • 5.6 Release Branch this week - Wednesday
  • CASA 6 Documentation
    • Bjorn tested tar distribution - some feedback
    • Ryan - need working plotms and casaviewer for example Jupyter casaguide
    • CARTA now works in Jupyter for CASA6 image viewing
  • CNGI - Report past due - working this week
    • Need to finish Dask example

Development

  • Calibration and Flagging
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  • Imaging
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  • Data Visualization
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  • Import / Export
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  • Infrastructure
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  • Simulation
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  • CASA 6
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Build / Testing

  • Infrastructure
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  • Unit
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  • Verification
    • Test helper is beginning to get used operationally
  • Validation
    • 5.6 validation list:
      • NEED VALIDATION:
        • CAS-12433 tclean with chunks has discrepant PB, restoringbeam, and spectrum at edges of subimages (includes CAS-12432 but NOT CAS-9852), can be merged after branching
        • CAS-12493 Extend fringefit calibration table to make space for a dispersive term
        • CAS-12485 Add options for weighting in fringe fitter least-squares solver
        • CAS-12545 Fix some of the importvla bugs identified in CASR-416 (not done, but should be fine for PR as per Juergen)
        • CAS-11552 variable nchan w/ combine='spw' in gaincal
        • CAS-12572 add comp_nchan parameter to simobserve
        • CAS-12513 specsmooth boxcar smoothing incorrect

      • ONLY NEED DOCUMENTATION OR VERIFICATION TEST UPDATES:
        • CAS-12148 Serious issue with explicit setting of restoringbeam parameter in tclean
        • CAS-9108 Linear basis-specific 'Xf' (multi-scan) improvements
        • CAS-9106 Migrate qufromgain (python) to gaincal
        • CAS-12495 image sideband atmospheric curve in plotms
        • ARD-25 / CAS-12563 AWProject ticket (documentation)
        • CAS-6747 calculate/transfer bandpass solutions in RF and IF space (documentation, tests?)
        • CAS-9621 tclean : Improvements to Multiscale CLEAN and add 'scalebias' option to MTMFS CLEAN (documentation)

      • THINGS STILL COMING (?)
        • ARD-23/CAS-XXXX, possibly being deferred?
        • CAS-12576 applycal leaves single dish caltables open when docallib=True ?
        • CAS-11893 Averaging of residuals in plotms ?
        • CAS-12344 Make MPI available at C++ ? - FMP: doesn't need to be merged into 5.6. It is for developers.
        • CAS-12166 cumulative memory use leading to MPI timeouts: single large mosaic case ? - FMP: this was fixed in other tickets. Nothing to merge from this ticket.

User Liaison Updates

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Pipeline Updates

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Single Dish Development (7/18/19)

  • Wataru Kawasaki
  • Takeshi Nakazato
    • Fixed the issue in the PR from CAS-8418 with Sumi. Merged the PR.
    • It caused debug build fail -> Ville fixed it on CAS-12571. Sorry for inconvenience.
    • Started working on CAS-11835
  • Renaud Miel
    • CAS-12084 Pointings plot enhancements. Completed
  • Suminori Nishie
    • Higher order poinitng interpolation CAS-8418 PR, merged. (Completed).
    • ´╝łNEW) CAS12510 Refactor PointingdirectionCalculator _GTest , planning working items.
      • Obtaining higher C++skills, (OOD/OOP) , tryng to obtain higher-level coding.
    • My mistake, CAS-12571. awfully sorry for inconvenience.
Topic revision: r9 - 2019-07-22, AndyHale
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