Asteroids@home - A BOINC distributed computing project for asteroid shape reconstruction

@article{urech2015AsteroidshomeA,
  title={Asteroids@home - A BOINC distributed computing project for asteroid shape reconstruction},
  author={Josef Ďurech and Josef Hanu{\vs} and Radim Vanco},
  journal={Astron. Comput.},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={80-84}
}
Abstract We present the project Asteroids@home that uses distributed computing to solve the time-consuming inverse problem of shape reconstruction of asteroids. The project uses the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) framework to distribute, collect, and validate small computational units that are solved independently at individual computers of volunteers connected to the project. Shapes, rotational periods, and orientations of the spin axes of asteroids are… Expand
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