Recast Progress

I'm pretty excited about the Recast reintepretation framework. The basic idea is that we want to capture the data processing pipeline associated with a search for new physics and then provide an API to it (original paper ). This will allow scientists outside the big LHC collaborations to request that a …

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Bicep2 and Software Carpentry

This week NYU hosted a Software Carpentry Bootcamp along with Berkeley and U. Washington (the other institutes in the Moore-Sloan data science environment). I sat in on the python classes (there were also classes in R). However, on Monday, there was a huge announcement from the BICEP2 collaboration about the …

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Enabling data sharing, citation, and discovery

[A guest post for INSPIRE originally posted here.]

We are familiar with the critical role of INSPIRE in searching for papers, following references, tracking the citations, and providing author profiles.  Now INSPIRE is taking steps to extend this service to data, thus creating a rich new layer to the information …

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