16-20 September 2019
Kantary Hills Hotel, Chiang Mai
Asia/Bangkok timezone

Getting ready for the AVN in Madagascar: Big Data challenges & opportunities

16 Sep 2019, 14:45
30m
Kantary Hills Hotel, Chiang Mai

Kantary Hills Hotel, Chiang Mai

44, 44/1-4 Nimmanhaemin Road, Soi 12, Suthep, Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Speaker

Dr. Zara Randriamanakoto (South African Astronomical Observatory)

Description

Madagascar is one of the South African SKA partner countries on the AVN project. Located 50 km away from Antananarivo, the city of Arivonimamo hosts the old telecon dish to be converted into a radio telescope as part of the pan-African project. Despite the progress being made and various opportunities and support from the AVN and DARA community, there are still outstanding issues that need to be addressed such as the local ability to handle and analyse huge quantities of data collected well before successful conversion of the dish.

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