Monthly Archives: September 2010

Boosting for Supernova Classification

This is a video abstract to our paper, “Statistical Classification Techniques for Photometric Supernova Typing” arxiv:1010.1005. The additional material here accompanies the paper, and may be of interest to those interested in boosting (a statistical technique for classification problems) or … Continue reading

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Cosmological N-Body simulations workshop

This is a joint workshop between the Cosmology at AIMS group, SAAO and UWC. Romeel Davé and Neal Katz are visiting Cape Town from the US and some of their collaborators have joined them for a couple of weeks. This … Continue reading

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SAGS 2010

This week, a number of group members are attending the South African Gravity Society 2010 conference in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal. Organised by the University of Zululand and the Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, it is … Continue reading

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Constraining Exotic Cosmologies

This talk was presented by Prof. Bruce Bassett at the Backreaction meeting at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies in August 2010

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Hillary Sanctuary’s Cosmology Seminar, Sept. 1

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Group Publications in August

Two papers were published on the arXiv this month Particle dark matter: the state of the art A review paper by Marco Regis to appear in “Frontier Objects in Astrophysics and Particle Physics”, F.Giovannelli & G. Mannocchi (eds.) (arXiv:1008.0506) Results … Continue reading

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