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The organization and management of the Virtual Astronomical Observatory

Show simple item record Berriman, G. Bruce Hanisch, Robert J. Lazio, T. Joseph W. Szalay, Alexander Fabbiano, Giussepina 2012-12-06T18:33:00Z 2012-12-06T18:33:00Z 2012-07-04
dc.identifier.citation SPIE Astronomical Telescopes+Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 1-6, 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 12-2574
dc.description.abstract The U.S. Virtual Astronomical Observatory (VAO; has been in operation since May 2010. Its goal is to enable new science through efficient integration of distributed multi-wavelength data. This paper describes the management and organization of the VAO, and emphasizes the techniques used to ensure efficiency in a distributed organization. Management methods include using an annual program plan as the basis for establishing contracts with member organizations, regular communication, and monitoring of processes. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012. en_US
dc.subject virtual observatory en_US
dc.subject management en_US
dc.subject distributed organization en_US
dc.title The organization and management of the Virtual Astronomical Observatory en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.subject.NASATaxonomy Mathematical and Computer Sciences (General) en_US

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