ACT CMB School | McDonnell Hall, First Floor

Wed, Mar 20, 2019, 8:30 am to Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 4:00 pm
Location: 
McDonnell Hall First Floor Classrooms

When: March 20-21 (W-Th) 
Focus: school on CMB data analysis, using simple jupyter notebooks and an introduction to the ACT data format. 


Before you arrive, please run the following ipython notebook:https://github.com/jeffmcm1977/CMBAnalysis_SummerSchool/blob/master/CMB_School_FFT_intro.ipynbwhich will introduce FFTs and also the jupyter framework!

We will be working from the following github repo https://github.com/jeffmcm1977/CMBAnalysis_SummerSchool

So you should pull the repo and make a branch with your name on it!

  • 8:30 - 9:00 Light breakfast and coffee
  • 9:00 Introductions and welcome
  • 9:15 - noon simulating the CMB
  • 10:15 break
  • 10:30 point source foregrounds
  • 12:00 lunch, provided
  • 1:00 modeling the instrument
  • 3:00 coffee and cookies
  • 3:30 power spectrum analysis
  • 5:30 photo
  • break for dinner in groups

Summer school SCHEDULE -- THURSDAY -- 21 Mar 2019

  • 8:30 - 9:00 Light breakfast and coffee
  • 9:15 overview and discussion of projects
  • 10:00 break
  • 10:30 work on projects:
    • pixell
    • mapmaking
    • polarization
    • lensing
    • matched filter
    • analysis of real ACT maps
    • MCMC
  • 12:00 break for lunch provided
  • 1:00 work on projects
  • 2:00 break
  • 2:30 discuss projects/switch to something new
  • 4:00 pushing your projects to the repo, wrap-up, dinner on your own

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