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Advanced European Network of E-infrastructures for Astronomy with the SKA

Deliverables

ESDC (preliminary) implementation plan

ESDC (preliminary) implementation plan

Analysis of compute load, data transfer and data storage anticipated as required for SKA Key science

Analysis of compute load, data transfer and data storage anticipated as required for SKA Key science

Growing the ESDC community

Report recommending the elements of a user interaction model for the ESDC that will be required to grow the SKA science community in Europe beyond the current SKA membership.

Federated AAI pilot results

The document will describe the outcomes of piloting activities conducted to test the realization of the AAI infrastructure defined in D6.1.

Set of defined AENEAS KPIs

Set of defined AENEAS KPIs

Survey report

Survey of existing user interaction models for traditional and next generation radio telescope facilities, with an emphasis on distributed service delivery models in a European context.

Preliminary System sizing report

Preliminary System sizing report

Applicability of VO framework

Report on the potential for VO to be a central part of the ESDC software stack. Answering questions such as those above and addressing the recommendations from WP5.2 and WP5.3

"Design recommendations #2"

Recommendations on the design of user interfaces for data processing, re-processing, analysis, and visualization for the ESDC

Global network architecture and costing

Architecture and cost model for World-wide network for SKA

Best practice Data transport and storage

Best practice recommendations Data moving applications, protocols and storage

AENEAS Service Portfolio

Leveraging the project findings and the services of existing e-Infrastructure catalogues, the deliverable will describe the services of the AENEAS Service Portfolio, the portfolio structure and the service portfolio management procedures adopted in the project.

Gap analysis

The gap analysis will be limited to an identification of gaps. Detailed analysis of the gaps will take place in the other tasks (WP5.2 to WP5.6) and will lead to recommendations in key areas.

Final integration of WP5 materials

Final integration of WP5 materials into the ESDC design.

ESDC User Requirements

ESDC user requirements document

AAI requirements and AAI architecture design

The deliverable will present the SKA requirements and trust model, the proposed AAI architecture with the respective functional components needed to meet these requirements.

"Design recommendations #1"

Recommendations for the design of user interfaces for data discovery, access, and retrieval for an ESDC

SRC federated service management recommendations

The document will analyse different approaches, standards, best practices and processes necessary to manage the services in a geographically distributed network of SRCs while ensuring interoperability and seamless delivery of services to the end-users.

Report on suggested solutions to address each of the key software areas associated with running a distributed ESDC

Report on suggested solutions to address each of the key software areas associated with running a distributed ESDC

Report on suggested solutions to interface requirements for a distributed ESDC

Report on suggested solutions to interface requirements for a distributed ESDC

Inventory of potential ESDC resources

Final Inventory - after review & selection of the most suitable options.

ESDN network architecture and costing

Architecture and cost model for European ESDN network

Data Transport Tests and Recommendations

Report on Data Transport Tests and Recommendations

User interaction model resourcing

Report recommending the level of resourcing required for a user interaction model consistent with the findings of WP5.1, WP5.2, WP5.3, WP5.4, and WP5.6.

ESDC Design Study

ESDC Design Study - Final Version

Report on design & costing for ESDC

Report on design & costing for ESDC

Site Catalogue storage and networking

Site Catalogue of the storage and network capabilities

AENEAS Website online

AENEAS Website online

Brochures and outreach

Brochures for informed communities and public-facing websites for AENEAS activities

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Publications

On optimising cost and value in compute systems for radio astronomy

Author(s): P. Chris Broekema, Verity Allan, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort, Henri E. Bal
Published in: Astronomy and Computing, Issue 30, 2020, Page(s) 100337, ISSN 2213-1337
DOI: 10.1016/j.ascom.2019.100337

The luminosity function of quasars by the Principle of Maximum Entropy

Author(s): Alexandre Andrei, Bruno Coelho, Leandro L S Guedes, Alexandre Lyra
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Issue 488/1, 2019, Page(s) 183-190, ISSN 0035-8711
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz1627

LQAC-5: The fifth release of the Large Quasar Astrometric Catalogue

Author(s): J. Souchay, C. Gattano, A. H. Andrei, D. Souami, B. Coelho, C. Barache, F. Taris, N. Secrest, A. Berthereau
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Issue 624, 2019, Page(s) A145, ISSN 0004-6361
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834955

First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. IV. Imaging the Central Supermassive Black Hole

Author(s): The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration; Alberdi, Antxón; Gómez Fernández, J. L.
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN 2041-8205
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab0e85

First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. I. The Shadow of the Supermassive Black Hole

Author(s): The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration; Alberdi, Antxón; Gómez Fernández, J. L.
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN 2041-8205
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab0ec7

First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. III. Data Processing and Calibration

Author(s): The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration; Alberdi, Antxón; Gómez Fernández, J. L.
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN 2041-8205
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab0c57

First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. V. Physical Origin of the Asymmetric Ring

Author(s): The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration; Alberdi, Antxón; Gómez Fernández, J. L.
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN 2041-8205
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab0f43

First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. II. Array and Instrumentation

Author(s): Akiyama, Kazunori; Bouman, Katherine L.; Woody, David
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Issue 2, 2019, ISSN 2041-8205
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab0c96

First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. VI. The Shadow and Mass of the Central Black Hole

Author(s): The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration; Alberdi, Antxón; Gómez Fernández, J. L.
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN 2041-8205
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab1141

Portuguese SKA White Book

Author(s): Editorial Board Domingos Barbosa (Instituto de Telecomunicações) Sonia Antón (Universidade of Aveiro, Instituto de Telecomunicações) João Paulo Barraca (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade of Aveiro) Miguel Bergano (Instituto de Telecomunicações) Alexandre Correia (Universidade de Coimbra) Dalmiro Maia (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto) Valério Ribeiro (Instituto
Published in: 2020, Page(s) 210

Pioneering the Exascale era with Astronomy

Author(s): J. B. R. Oonk1, C. Schrijvers1, Y. van den Berg11SURF/SURFsara, P.O. Box 94613, 1090 GP Amsterdam, The Netherlands;raymond.oonk@surfsara.nl
Published in: 2020

Very large scale high performance computing and instrument management for high availability systems through the use of virtualization at the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope

Author(s): J. Bruno Morgado, Domingos Barbosa, João Paulo Barraca, Dalmiro Maia, José Bergano, Matteo Di Carlo, Matteo Canzari, Mauro Dolci, Riccardo Smareglia, Dzianis Bartashevich
Published in: Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy V, 2018, Page(s) 20
DOI: 10.1117/12.2313559