Big Data in Astronomy,
Edition 1 Scientific Data Processing for Advanced Radio Telescopes
Edited by Linghe Kong, Tian Huang, Yongxin Zhu and Shenghua Yu

Publication Date: 16 Jun 2020

Big Data in Radio Astronomy: Scientific Data Processing for Advanced Radio Telescopes provides the latest research developments in big data methods and techniques for radio astronomy. Providing examples from such projects as the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), the world’s largest radio telescope that generates over an Exabyte of data every day, the book offers solutions for coping with the challenges and opportunities presented by the exponential growth of astronomical data. Presenting state-of-the-art results and research, this book is a timely reference for both practitioners and researchers working in radio astronomy, as well as students looking for a basic understanding of big data in astronomy.

Key Features

  • Bridges the gap between radio astronomy and computer science
  • Includes coverage of the observation lifecycle as well as data collection, processing and analysis
  • Presents state-of-the-art research and techniques in big data related to radio astronomy
  • Utilizes real-world examples, such as Square Kilometer Array (SKA) and Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST)
About the author
Edited by Linghe Kong, Research Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; Tian Huang, Research Associate, Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge, UK; Yongxin Zhu, Professor, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China and Shenghua Yu, Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Book details
ISBN: 9780128190845
Page Count: 438
Retail Price : £125.00
9780128044445; 9780128030127; 9780128120583
Practitioners and researchers working in data processing for astronomy; students studying data in astronomy