Workshop on: "Python and astro-statistics"
Institute of Physics NCU, Grudziądzka 5, Toruń
27-30 June, 2016
Dear colleagues,
We are pleased to announce the workshop on python and its applications for astronomical research, as well as on some aspects of astro-statistics. Preliminary program includes:

  • Introduction to Python for beginners
  • pandas, databases, astropy, rpy2, SciKits, theano for more advanced participants
  • Plotting astronomical data
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Key scientific packages: numpy, scipy, matplotlib, ...
  • pyNEB
  • Data management
  • Python GUIs, coding and interactive debug
  • Multivariate and Phylogenetic Classification of Galaxies
  • Time series
The final programme is given below.
Announcements
Programme
June 27 (Monday), 2016
  • 09:00 - 10:30 Registration, welcome and logistic
  • 10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
  • Group I    11:00 - 12:30    Introduction to Python (Krzysztof Katarzynski - Cris 1)
  • Group II    11:00 - 12:30    pandas, databases (Jean-Baptiste Marquette)
  • 12:30 - 14:00 lunch
  • Group I    14:00 - 15:30    Introduction to Python (Cris 1)
  • Group II    14:00 - 15:30    astropy (Jean-Baptiste Marquette)
  • 15:30 - 16:00 coffee break
  • Group I    16:00 - 17:30    exercises (Cris 1 + Bosco + Andres)
  • Group II    16:00 - 17:30    rpy2, SciKits, theano (Jean-Baptiste Marquette)
June 28 (Tuesday), 2016
  • 09:00 - 10:30    Plotting astronomical data (Andres del Pino)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
  • 11:00 - 12:30    Plotting astronomical data - excercise (Bosco Yung + Andres del Pino) Exercise 1 Exercise 2
  • 12:30 - 14:00 lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:30    Object Oriented programming (Christophe Morisset - Cris 2)
  • 15:30 - 16:00 coffee break
  • 16:00 - 17:30    pyNeb (Cris 2)
  • 19:00 - 22:00    Conference dinner
June 29 (Wednesday), 2016
  • 09:00 - 10:30    Multivariate and Phylogenetic Classification of Galaxies (Didier Fraix-Burnet)
  • 10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
  • 11:00 - 12:30    F2Py: wrapping fortran into Python (Alex Schwarzenberg-Czerny)
  • 12:30 - 14:00 lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:30    Making Python GUI" (based on PyQt or Tkinter) (Alex Schwarzenberg-Czerny)
  • 15:30 - 16:00 coffee break
  • 16:00 - 17:30    Creating, developing and debugging a project into PyCharm IDE (Jean-Baptiste Marquette)
June 30 (Thursday), 2016
  • Group I    09:00 - 10:30    Participants projects
  • Group II    09:00 - 10:30    Participants projects
  • 10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
  • Group I    11:00 - 12:00    Participants projects
  • Group II    11:00 - 12:00    Participants projects
  • 12:00 - 12:30    Workshop summary
  • 12:30 - 14:00 lunch
Organization
The conference is organized under HECOLS (Polish-French collaboration in astrophysics) program, which is coordinated by prof. Paweł Haensel from N. Copernicus Astronomical Center (CAMK) and by dr. Jean-Baptiste Marquette from Institute d’Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), in collaboration with the Toruń Center for Astronomy (TCfA) directed by prof. Michał Hanasz. Technical support of the workshop provides Aleksander Jabłoński Foundation (FAJ). There will be 40 participants in total. In case of any questions please contact Natasza Siódmiak (alexan@ncac.torun.pl).
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC)
  • J. Borkowski (CAMK)
  • E. Kaszewska (FAJ)
  • N. Siódmiak (CAMK)
  • R. Szczerba (CAMK)
Participants
Adhikari Tek Prasad
Bankowicz Małgorzata
Bollimpalli Ananda Deepika
Drozd Katarzyna
Dutkowska Katarzyna
Fraix-Burnet Didier
Gałan Cezary
Gęsicki Krzysztof
Gładkowski Marcin
Gupta Maitrayee
Herzig Aleksander
Karczmarek Paulina
Katarzyński Krzysztof
Kiljan Aleksandra
Konorski Piotr
Kopczyński Oskar
Krupa Magdalena
Krzeszowski Krzysztof
Kubicki Dariusz
Kulczak-Jastrzębska Magdalena
Kuligowska Elżbieta
Kurcz Agnieszka
Litwicki Michał
Marchenko Volodymyr
Marquette Jean-Baptiste
Michał Marek
Miernik Sylwia
Miszuda Amadeusz
Morisset Christophe
Narożnik Mateusz
Netzel Henryka
Ogrodnik Mateusz
Pilecki Bogumił
del Pino Andrés
Ratajczak Milena
Roskowiński Carole
Sarniak Rafał
Schwarzenberg-Czerny Aleksander
Siódmiak Natasza
Słowikowska Agnieszka
Szczerba Ryszard
Średzińska Justyna
Taormina Monica
Tomov Toma
Wołowska Aleksandra
Yung Bosco
Zgirski Bartłomiej
Zieliński Paweł
Zocłońska Elżbieta
Żejmo Michał

Conference site and accomodation
The workshop will be held in the Institute of Physics NCU in Toruń, Grudziądzka 5. Each participant should find accommodation by himself. The nearby B&B hotel, Hotel Uniwersytecki and Student Dormitory DS 10 offer slightly reduced prices for the participants. Please use password “Python” during registration.


Ryszard Szczerba, Michał Hanasz & Jean-Baptiste Marquette

on behalf of Organizers

Presentations
A copy of presentations given during the conference is available at this link.
© Centrum Astronomiczne im. M. Kopernika PAN w Toruniu