Network Tools for Astronomical Data Retrieval

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Network Tools for Astronomical Data Retrieval

Post by owlice » Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:19 am

[c]Network Tools for Astronomical Data Retrieval[/c][/b]
Abstract: The first step in a science project is the acquisition and understanding of the relevant data. The tools range from simple data transfer methods to more complex browser-emulating scripts. When integrated with a defined sample or catalog, these scripts provide seamless techniques to retrieve and store data of varying types. These tools can be used to leapfrog from website to website to acquire multi-wavelength datasets. This project demonstrates the capability to use multiple data websites, in conjunction, to perform the type of calculations once reserved for on-site datasets.

Credit: Schombert, James

Site: http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/network/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009arXiv0910.0896S

Bibcode: 2010ascl.soft10085S

ID: ascl:1010.085
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