Corpus ID: 116974606

A Journal for the Astronomical Computing Community

  title={A Journal for the Astronomical Computing Community},
  author={Norman Gray and Robert G. Mann},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  • Norman Gray, Robert G. Mann
  • Published 2011
  • Physics, Computer Science
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
  • One of the Birds of a Feather (BoF) discussion sessions at ADASS XX considered whether a new journal is needed to serve the astronomical computing community. In this paper we discuss the nature and requirements of that community, outline the analysis that led us to propose this as a topic for a BoF, and review the discussion from the BoF session itself. We also present the results from a survey designed to assess the suitability of astronomical computing papers of different kinds for… CONTINUE READING

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