Monday Morning Meeting 7/14/14

  • USA Toll Free Number: 866-901-8266
  • USA Toll Number: +1-203-566-3863


  • Socorro: Jeff, Susan, Rob, George, Lindsey, Tak, Juergen, Urvashi, Sanjay, Jim, Kumar
  • CV: Andy, Mark,
  • Garching: Sandra, Justo
  • SCO:

News / Meetings / Visitors

  • AOC computer room power outage 8/16/14.
  • Long Term Planning
  • Single Dish Visit July 28

Build, Release, Testing

  • Continuing MSTransform test failure
  • CASA Users Test Meeting Tomorrow
  • Hardware redeployment
    • Redeploy 'rishi' as cbt-el6-4
    • shut down 'rohir'.
  • Cluster access and builds
    • 1 GB Connection should be enabled
  • 10 GbE Ports for dev nodes
    • EL6, EL5?
  • Agile plugin for JIRA.


  • Technical Forums:
    • Pipeline (Lindsey) - 7/24.
    • Flagging (Sandra, Justo or Urvashi) in October?
    • VI/VB2 (Jim) - with a focus on integration effort - possibly August.


  • 4.4 Development priorities input to Rob by 7/18 (Friday)
  • Maintenance & support effort during 4.4 cycle.



Developer Reports

Monday Meeting
  • Sanjay Bhatnagar
    • AW-Project Numerical Errors
    • Kunal used for OTF Mosaic
  • Sandra Castro
  • Lindsey Davis
    • 4.2.2 heuristics pre-release branched
    • pre-release instructions and notes
    • meeting with SSA group on OODT issues
  • Kumar Golap
    • Fixed some bugs while testing msuvbin
    • enabled tb.calc to allow TaQL calc functionality at the request of Chris Hales
    • looking into some source position difference in some OTF data of VLA at the request of Kunal Mooley
  • Justo Gonz├ílez Villalba
  • Jim Jacobs
    • Pointer issue in ms-vis
    • Finalize CARTA GUI Object Model
  • Jeff Kern
    • Vacation!
  • Susan Loveland
    • plotms -CAS-6508,CAS-6751.
    • CARTA - state persistence.
  • David Mehringer
  • George Moellenbrock
    • WEIGHT_SPECTRUM-related work progressing
    • Helped Juergen with cookbook appendix re CASA visibility weights (to be referred to in ALMA Knowledge Base ariticles also)
    • Some testing of switched power calibration noise contribution---looks like it should generally be < few 10s of % of the nominal visibility noise
    • Refinements to TEC (ionosphere) calibration implementation; some email discussion with Jason Kooi about him coming in late Aug to do some testing.
    • Prepared and delivered a talk on polarization calibration to EVLA pipeline group
  • Dirk Petry
  • Urvashi Rao
    • EL6 Builds
    • Plodding along
  • Darrell Schiebel
  • Rob Selina
    • Working on getting CARTA contract in place.
    • Started planning scope of 4.4 cycle.
    • Researched available CASA hardware in the context of the B&T review and HPC projects.
    • Early planning and research regarding the parallelization of CASA.
  • Takahiro Tsutsumi
    • Fully enabled the 'cubedata' mode in refactored Imager's BuildCoordSystem() by utilizing newly defined 'Undefined' frame by Dirk and done some testing (CAS-6659)
    • Exposed the 'setpol' functionality in the setjy task (parameters are polindex, polangle, rm) along with multi-term spix and began testing and debugging
    • Started work on implementation of mask handling in the refactor Imager
Friday NAOJ Meeting
  • Kanako Sugimoto
  • Wataru Kawasaki
  • Takeshi Nakazato
  • Shinnosuke Kawakami

-- RobSelina - 2014-07-07

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