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Instructor: Adam Myers Office: 328 Physical Sciences Building Office Hours: During or after class (i.e. 11AM-noon, T/R) Home page |
Components:
~24 x 25pts in-class tasks (500 pts maximum) 6 x 50pts homeworks every two weeks (300 pts) Take home final (200 pts) Total: 1000 points |
Letter Grades:
A more than 899 points B 800-899 points C 700-799 points D 600-699 points F fewer than 600 points |
Date Topic | Reading | Homeworks | |
January | |||
WEEK 1 | |||
T 24 SVN Repositories | [pdf] | [links] | HW0 Available |
R 26 Introduction to Python | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 2 | |||
T 31 Structures in Python | [pdf] | [links] | |
February | |||
R 2 Survey Observations | [pdf] | [links] | HW0 due (Saturday 4PM), HW1 Available |
WEEK 3 | |||
T 7 Coordinate Transforms | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 9 Dust Maps | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 4 | |||
T 14 Map Projections | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 16 Distances on the Sphere | [pdf] | [links] | HW1 due (Saturday 4PM), HW2 Available |
WEEK 5 | |||
T 21 Areas on the Sphere and HEALPix | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 23 Spherical Caps | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 6 | |||
T 28 Mangle | [pdf] | [links] | |
March | |||
R 2 General Masking | [pdf] | [links] | HW2 due (Saturday 4PM), HW3 Available |
WEEK 7 | |||
T 7 SQL Queries | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 9 Cross-matching Surveys | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 8 - SPRING BREAK | |||
T 14 NO LECTURE - SPRING BREAK | |||
R 16 NO LECTURE - SPRING BREAK | HW4 Available | ||
WEEK 9 | |||
T 21 Forced Photometry | [pdf] | [links] | HW3 due (Tuesday 7PM) |
R 23 Magnitude Systems | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 10 | |||
T 28 Classification in Imaging | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 30 Flagging Bad Data | [pdf] | [links] | HW4 due (Saturday 4PM), HW5 Available |
April | |||
WEEK 11 | |||
T 4 Photometric Redshifts | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 6 Deconvolution | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 12 | |||
T 11 Time Domain Surveys: Variability | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 13 Time Domain Surveys: Proper Motion | [pdf] | [links] | HW5 due (Saturday 4PM), HW6 Available |
WEEK 13 | |||
T 18 Fitting a line: χ^{2} | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 20 Fitting a line: χ^{2} with correlated data | [pdf] | [links] | |
WEEK 14 | |||
T 25 Likelihood Functions and MCMC | [pdf] | [links] | |
R 27 Sampling: The MCMC hammer | [tutorial] | [links] | HW6 due (Saturday 4PM), Final Exam Available |
May | |||
FINALS WEEK | |||
T 9, 12:15PM Final take-home exam due (University Scheduled) | |||
Department of Physics & Astronomy,
University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University, Dept. 3905, Laramie, WY 82071, USA |
Tel: 307-766-6244 (direct) Fax: 307-766-2652 (group) |
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