-- NicholasElias - 2010-04-24

CASA Developers' Meeting, 2010 May 10-14

Most of the CASA development/soccer team plus guests relaxing at Wes Young's home after a long day of talks and discussions.

Michel's pictures from Wes' party (*.tar.gz)
Michel's pictures from Brian's party (*.tar.gz)
George M's pictures from the meeting and Brian's party (*.tar.gz)

Attendees:

Name Affiliation Primary Role
Sanjay Bhatnagar NRAO/Socorro CASA developer
Dominique Broguiere IRAM ALMA TELCAL developer
Michel Caillat Observatoire Paris CASA developer
Sandra Castro ESO CASA developer
Lindsey Davis NRAO/Socorro ALMA pipeline
Nick Elias NRAO/Socorro CASA supervisor
Kumar Golap NRAO/Socorro CASA developer
Remy Indebetouw NRAO/CV and UVa CASA developer
Wataru Kawasaki NAOJ CASA-J developer
George Kosugi NAOJ CASA-J functional manager
Jonas Larsen ESO CASA developer
John Lightfoot Royal Observatory, Edinburgh ALMA pipeline
Dave Mehringer NRAO/CV and NAASC CASA developer
George Moellenbrock NRAO/Socorro CASA developer
Takeshi Nakazato NAOJ CASA-J developer
Juergen Ott NRAO/Socorro CASA project scientist
Dirk Petry ESO/ALBiUS CASA developer
Urvashi Rao NRAO/Socorro CASA developer
Rob Reid NRAO/CV CASA developer
Jean-Christophe Roche IRAM ALMA TELCAL developer
Darrell Schiebel NRAO/CV CASA developer
Kana Sugimoto NAOJ CASA-J developer
Tak Tsutsumi NRAO/Socorro CASA developer
Ger van Diepen (via Skype) ASTRON CASAcore developer
Honglin Ye NRAO/Socorro CASA developer
Wes Young NRAO/CV CASA developer

Monday May 10:

0830-0840: Welcome - Nick
Presentation (*.ppt)
Presentation (*.pdf)

0845-0910: CASA Science Requirements - Juergen
Presentation (*.pdf)

0915-0940: Roadmap Issues and Status - Nick
Presentation (*.ppt)
Reference material: Integrated Release Process for CASA V0.0 (*.pdf)

0945-1000: Coffee Break

1000-1025: Algorithms - Sanjay
Presentation (*.pdf)

1030-1055: Imaging - Kumar
Presentation (*.pdf)

1100-1125: Calibration - George M
Presentation (*.pdf)

1130-1145: E-mail Break

1145-1330: Lunch

1330-????: Brief plotting presentations followed by discussions and questions

Description of dbus and how it is used - Darrell
Presentation (*.pdf)
Tutorial

Architecture description of viewer - Darrell
Presentation (*.pdf)

Architecture description of plotms - George
Presentation (*.pdf)

3D visualization requirements from ESO - Dirk
Presentation (*.pdf)

????-1700: Discussion of other topics or impromptu meetings amongst developers.

Beer o'clock: Grillin' and chillin' at Wes' house. Bring cameras!

Tuesday May 11:

0845-0910: CASAcore - Ger (via Skype)
Presentation (*.pdf)

0915-0940: Build system - Jonas
Presentation (*.pdf)

0945-1000: Coffee Break

1000-1025: Test System - Sandra
Presentation (*.ppt)
Presentation (*.pdf)

1030-1055: Simulator - Remy
Presentation (*.pdf)

1100-1125: Exportasdm - Dirk
Presentation (*.pdf)

1130-1145: Break

1145-1330: Lunch

1330-????: Replace ccmtools with boost or swig?

Reference material: CASA tool layout
Reference material: Subparameter issues
Reference material: Tool binding technical description
Reference material: boost/python webpage (Ger and Malte)

ccmtools - Darrell
Presentation (*.pdf)

boost - Wes
Presentation (*.pdf)

swig - Michel
Presentation (*.pdf)
Example files (*.tgz)

????-1700: Discussion of other topics or impromptu meetings amongst developers.

VisibilityIterator discussion - Kumar
Presentation (*.pdf)

Wednesday May 12:

0845-0910: Single-dish - Takeshi
Presentation (*.pdf)

0915-0940: Demonstration of Livedata and Gridzilla - Juergen

0945-1000: Coffee Break

1000-1025: TelCal Tasks - Jean-Christophe Roche and Dominique Broguiere
Dominique's presentation (*.ppt)
Dominique's presentation (*.pdf)
Jean-Christophe's presentation (*.pdf)

1030-1055: John Lightfoot - Pipeline Heuristics
Presentation (*.ppt)

1100-1125: Lindsey Davis - ALMA Quicklook and Pipeline Infrastructure
Presentation (*.pdf)

1130-1145: E-mail Break

1145-1330: Lunch

Juergen displays CASA logo candidates. Please vote!

1330-????: HPC

Python-based "parallel_go" architecture - Honglin
Presentation (*.pdf)

Parallelization status and plan - Kumar
Presentation (*.pdf)

????-1700: Discussion of other topics or impromptu meetings amongst developers.

Thursday May 13:

Discussion on selected topics to make a developer's life easier

Process discussion - Kumar
Presentation (*.pdf)

Personal thoughts - Remy
Presentation (*.pdf)

Description and discussion of new release process - Nick
Presentation (*.ppt)

Discussion of other topics or impromptu meetings amongst developers.

Keep scantable format of abandon it for ms? - Takeshi
Presentation (*.pdf)
Reference material: ms definition (*.pdf)

Discussion of Ger's idea of having direct access to ASDM via special table data manager similar to what's implemented for LOFAR - Dirk
Presentation (*.pdf)

boxes/regions/masks/shapes - Honglin
Box presentation (*.pdf)
Mask presentation (*.pdf)
Region presentation (*.pdf)
Image region presentation (*.pdf)
Shape presentation (*.pdf)

Discussion on regularization of boxes/regions/masks/shapes - Juergen

Beer o'clock: Catered dinner at Brian Glendenning's home
We will eat well and choose the winning CASA logo. Bring cameras!

Friday May 14:

Tool session (brief presentation followed by questions)

Eclipse - Dave
Link

Oprofile - Jonas
Presentation (*.pdf)

The care and feeding of large snakes
Presentation (*.pdf)

Closing Remarks - Nick
Presentation (*.ppt)

Final meeting communique' - Nick (in preparation)

Final words from the CASA supervisor ...

* Many thanks to the CASA team and our guests for putting together a very fine ensemble of talks. I have already been using them as reference material. You guys rock!

* Many thanks to Wes Young and Brian Glendenning for the use of their homes for our two evening outings.

* Special thanks to Liz Cryer for handling logistics as well as keeping us well fed and hydrated during our ruminations.
Topic attachments
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20100512_-_TelCal_tasks.pdfpdf 20100512_-_TelCal_tasks.pdf manage 194 K 2010-05-12 - 10:58 NicholasElias  
229.pdfpdf 229.pdf manage 3 MB 2010-05-09 - 01:44 NicholasElias  
3D_Visualisation_CASA.pdfpdf 3D_Visualisation_CASA.pdf manage 480 K 2010-05-10 - 17:07 NicholasElias  
ALMA_Pipeline.pdfpdf ALMA_Pipeline.pdf manage 369 K 2010-05-11 - 18:06 LindseyDavis Pipeline Infrastructure and CASA
An_Integrated_Release_Process_for_CASA.pdfpdf An_Integrated_Release_Process_for_CASA.pdf manage 540 K 2010-05-25 - 19:49 NicholasElias 2nd version
Bhatnagar_AlgoDevel.odpodp Bhatnagar_AlgoDevel.odp manage 2 MB 2010-05-09 - 22:50 SanjayBhatnagar  
Bhatnagar_AlgoDevel.pdfpdf Bhatnagar_AlgoDevel.pdf manage 1 MB 2010-05-09 - 20:52 SanjayBhatnagar  
CASAtestsystem.pdfpdf CASAtestsystem.pdf manage 3 MB 2010-05-10 - 22:56 SandraCastro Test System (pdf)
CASAtestsystem.pptppt CASAtestsystem.ppt manage 1 MB 2010-05-10 - 22:56 SandraCastro Test System (powerpoint slides)
Calibration_CASAdevmtg_2010May.pdfpdf Calibration_CASAdevmtg_2010May.pdf manage 124 K 2010-05-11 - 03:11 NicholasElias  
DevelopersMeetingSD_nakazato.pdfpdf DevelopersMeetingSD_nakazato.pdf manage 135 K 2010-05-11 - 22:56 NicholasElias  
SDDataFormat_nakazato.pdfpdf SDDataFormat_nakazato.pdf manage 44 K 2010-05-11 - 23:00 NicholasElias  
SWIG.pdfpdf SWIG.pdf manage 8 MB 2010-05-10 - 17:58 NicholasElias 2nd version
TelCal_overview.pdfpdf TelCal_overview.pdf manage 2 MB 2010-05-21 - 12:25 NicholasElias  
TelCal_overview.pptppt TelCal_overview.ppt manage 14 MB 2010-05-12 - 11:55 NicholasElias  
VisIter_2010_dev.pdfpdf VisIter_2010_dev.pdf manage 59 K 2010-05-11 - 01:52 KumarGolap VisibilityIterator
asdmstman-vandiepen-petry-may10.pdfpdf asdmstman-vandiepen-petry-may10.pdf manage 65 K 2010-05-13 - 16:46 DirkPetry  
boost-ccmtools.pdfpdf boost-ccmtools.pdf manage 196 K 2010-05-10 - 13:28 WesYoung  
build_system.pdfpdf build_system.pdf manage 749 K 2010-05-11 - 13:20 UnknownUser  
casacore-2010.pdfpdf casacore-2010.pdf manage 1 MB 2010-04-30 - 01:49 NicholasElias Ger van Diepen's CASAcore talk for the 2010 developers' meeting
ccmtools.pdfpdf ccmtools.pdf manage 1 MB 2010-05-09 - 22:17 DarrellSchiebel description of ccmtools
closing_remarks.pptppt closing_remarks.ppt manage 1 MB 2010-05-19 - 19:59 NicholasElias  
dbus.pdfpdf dbus.pdf manage 1 MB 2010-05-09 - 22:11 DarrellSchiebel dbus usage
dev_meet_box.pdfpdf dev_meet_box.pdf manage 27 K 2010-05-11 - 19:20 UnknownUser  
dev_meet_imgrgn.pdfpdf dev_meet_imgrgn.pdf manage 28 K 2010-05-11 - 19:21 UnknownUser  
dev_meet_mask.pdfpdf dev_meet_mask.pdf manage 24 K 2010-05-11 - 19:35 UnknownUser  
dev_meet_parallel_go.pdfpdf dev_meet_parallel_go.pdf manage 127 K 2010-05-11 - 13:58 UnknownUser  
dev_meet_rgn.pdfpdf dev_meet_rgn.pdf manage 28 K 2010-05-11 - 19:20 UnknownUser  
dev_meet_shp.pdfpdf dev_meet_shp.pdf manage 26 K 2010-05-11 - 19:21 UnknownUser  
exportasdm-socorro-apr-2010-dpetry.pdfpdf exportasdm-socorro-apr-2010-dpetry.pdf manage 364 K 2010-05-11 - 13:01 DirkPetry  
indebetouw_devmtg2010.pdfpdf indebetouw_devmtg2010.pdf manage 4 MB 2010-05-10 - 23:34 RemyIndebetouw  
jott_casadev-sciprio02.pptxpptx jott_casadev-sciprio02.pptx manage 1 MB 2010-05-10 - 13:33 NicholasElias  
jott_casadev-scipriorities.pdfpdf jott_casadev-scipriorities.pdf manage 1 MB 2010-05-10 - 13:07 JuergenOtt Presentation on CASA Scientific Priorities 10 May 2010 - CASA developers meeting
more_parallel.pdfpdf more_parallel.pdf manage 221 K 2010-05-13 - 00:55 KumarGolap Parallelization Status and Plan
newworldCASA.pdfpdf newworldCASA.pdf manage 30 K 2010-05-13 - 11:36 RemyIndebetouw  
oprofile.pdfpdf oprofile.pdf manage 373 K 2010-05-14 - 10:32 UnknownUser  
pix-2010-05-10.tar.gzgz pix-2010-05-10.tar.gz manage 2 MB 2010-05-12 - 19:17 NicholasElias  
pix-2010-05-13.tar.gzgz pix-2010-05-13.tar.gz manage 7 MB 2010-05-14 - 00:53 NicholasElias  
pix-2010-05-13b.tar.gzgz pix-2010-05-13b.tar.gz manage 470 K 2010-05-14 - 11:28 NicholasElias  
plotms_CASAdevmtg_2010May.pdfpdf plotms_CASAdevmtg_2010May.pdf manage 55 K 2010-05-11 - 03:10 NicholasElias  
process_dev_2010.pdfpdf process_dev_2010.pdf manage 442 K 2010-05-13 - 02:30 KumarGolap Process discussion
release_process.pptppt release_process.ppt manage 1 MB 2010-05-19 - 19:36 NicholasElias  
roadmap_issues_and_status.pdfpdf roadmap_issues_and_status.pdf manage 13 MB 2010-05-11 - 23:40 NicholasElias  
roadmap_issues_and_status.pptppt roadmap_issues_and_status.ppt manage 9 MB 2010-05-09 - 03:16 NicholasElias  
snakes.pdfpdf snakes.pdf manage 2 MB 2010-05-14 - 11:14 UnknownUser  
swigTalk.tgztgz swigTalk.tgz manage 8 MB 2010-05-09 - 01:21 NicholasElias  
viewer.pdfpdf viewer.pdf manage 1 MB 2010-05-09 - 22:16 DarrellSchiebel viewer architecture
web12.jpgjpg web12.jpg manage 296 K 2010-05-12 - 19:03 NicholasElias  
web39.jpgjpg web39.jpg manage 109 K 2010-05-19 - 19:59 NicholasElias  
welcome.pdfpdf welcome.pdf manage 2 MB 2010-05-07 - 20:06 NicholasElias  
welcome.pptppt welcome.ppt manage 918 K 2010-05-07 - 20:06 NicholasElias  
workshop.pptppt workshop.ppt manage 78 K 2010-05-19 - 19:11 NicholasElias  
Topic revision: r52 - 2010-05-25, NicholasElias
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