Late-Night Thoughts of a Classical Astronomer

  • Virginia Trimble
Conference paper


Conference participants from the astronomical side of the fence were astounded by the wide range of statistical concepts and techniques available, at least in principle, for use. Complimentarily, those from the statistical side expressed surprise at the enormous range of kinds of astronomical data (in spatial, temporal, wavelength, and other domains) crying out for more sophisticated analysis. Nevertheless, bringing the two together is not to be done over afternoon tea, and real collaborations, not just advisors, are needed.


Neutron Star Light Curve Light Curf Radio Galaxy Gravitational Radiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Virginia Trimble
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Astronomy DepartmentUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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