Publications and Presentations


2015

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Machine Learning for Radio Astronomy." Invited talk at Harvey Mudd College, December 2015.

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Embedded Machine Learning for Spacecraft and Space Science." Invited talk at the AAAI Fall Symposium on Embedded Machine Learning, November 2015.

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Overcoming Obstacles to the Adoption of Machine Learning by Domain Experts." Invited talk at the Discovery Science conference, October 2015.

Paper Icon Andrew F. Hart, et al. "A framework for collaborative review of candidate events in high data rate streams: The V-FASTR experiment as a case study." Astronomical Journal, 149(1), 2015. Visit publisher site (CL#14-4569)


2014

Paper Icon Brian D. Bue, Kiri L. Wagstaff, Umaa D. Rebbapragada, David R. Thompson, and Benyang Tang. "Astronomical Data Triage for Rapid Science Return." Proceedings of the Big Data from Space Conference, 2014. Download PDF (CL#14-4231)

Paper Icon Andrew F. Hart, Luca Cinquini, Shakeh E. Khudikyan, David R. Thompson, Chris A. Mattmann, Kiri L. Wagstaff, Joseph Lazio, and Dayton Jones. "Supporting distributed, collaborative review and classification of fast transient events." Computer, 47(9), 65-66, 2014. Visit publisher site

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Umaa Rebbapragada. "Real-Bogus Classification Systems for the intermediate Palomar Transient Factory." iPTF Summer School, August 2014. Download slides (PPTX) (CL# 14-3431)

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David R. Thompson, Sarah Burke-Spolaor, Adam T. Deller, Divya Palaniswamy, Steven J. Tingay, Kiri L. Wagstaff, and Randall B. Wayth. "Real-Time Adaptive Event Detection in Astronomical Data Streams." IEEE Intelligent Systems, 29(1):48-55. Download PDF (CL# 13-0317)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Facilitating discovery in big data sets." 2014 Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Mysore, India, May 2014. Download slides (PPTX) (CL# 14-1899)

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Interactive Scientific Discovery in Large Data Sets." Invited talk at Los Alamos National Laboratory, March 2014.

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Nina L. Lanza, and Roger C. Wiens. "Unusual ChemCam targets discovered automatically in Curiosity's first ninety sols in Gale Crater, Mars." 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 2014. Download PDF (CL# 14-1178)

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Automated data prioritization and explanation for scientific discovery of Martian minerals, exoplanets, and more." Invited talk at the Information Sciences Institute, Univ. of Southern California, January 2014.


2013

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Automated data prioritization and explanation for scientific discovery of Martian minerals, exoplanets, and more." Invited talk at Harvey Mudd College, December 2013.

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Kitty K. Lo, Tara Murphy, Umaa Rebbapragada, and Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Online Classification for Time-Domain Astronomy." Proceedings of the Astroinformatics workshop, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. Download PDF (CL# 13-5024)

Kiri L. Wagstaff. "Look at this gem: Automated data prioritization for scientific discovery of exoplanets, mineral deposits, and more." AAAI Discovery Informatics Workshop, November 2013.

Umaa Rebbapragada. "Data triage of astronomical transients and variables: A machine learning approach." Hot-Wiring the Transient Universe 3, November 2013.


Umaa Rebbapragada, P. Wozniak, Ming Alexandra Cong, and M. Kasliwal. "Training set construction for real-time vetting of transients and variables." iPTF Workshop, 2013.


Frank Masci, Umaa Rebbapragada, and Ming Alexandra Cong. "Comparison (of PTFIDE transients) to transients discovered with the LBNL pipeline." iPTF Workshop, 2013.

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Nina L. Lanza, David R. Thompson, Thomas G. Dietterich, and Martha S. Gilmore. "Guiding scientific discovery with explanations using DEMUD." Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-13), 2013. Download PDF (CL# 13-1525)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff and Michael J. Garay. "Scientific discovery and anomaly detection in large aerosol data sets." Chapman University Symposium on Big Data and Analytics, April 2013. Download slides (PDF) (CL# 13-1602)

Umaa Rebbapragada. "Data triage of astronomical transients and variables: A machine learning approach." Chapman University Symposium on Big Data and Analytics, April 2013.


David. R. Thompson, Walter F. Brisken, Adam T. Deller, Walid A. Majid, Sarah Burke-Spolaor, Steven J. Tingay, Kiri L. Wagstaff, and Randall B. Wayth. "Commensal event detection in astronomical data streams: Lessons from the Very Long Baseline Array." IEEE Intelligent Systems (in press).

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Cathryn M. Trott, Steven J. Tingay, Randall B. Wayth, David R. Thompson, Adam T. Deller, Walter F. Brisken, Kiri L. Wagstaff, Walid A. Majid, Sarah Burke-Spolaor, Jean-Pierre R. Macquart, and Divya Palaniswamy. "A framework for interpreting fast radio transient search experiments: Application to the V-FASTR experiment." The Astrophysical Journal, 767, 4, 2013. Visit publisher site (CL# 13-0721)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Walter Brisken, Sarah Burke-Spolaor, Luca Cinquini, Adam Deller, Andrew Hart, Dayton L. Jones, Chris Mattmann, Walid A. Majid, Divya Palaniswamy, David R. Thompson, Steven J. Tingay, Cathryn Trott, and Randall B. Wayth. "Watching for cosmic explosions with the V-FASTR commensal experiment." Invited talk at the UNM Astrophysics Seminar, February 2013. Download slides (PDF) (CL# 13-0805)

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Kiri L. Wagstaff, Walter Brisken, Sarah Burke-Spolaor, Luca Cinquini, Adam Deller, Andrew Hart, Dayton L. Jones, Chris Mattmann, Walid A. Majid, Divya Palaniswamy, David R. Thompson, Steven J. Tingay, Cathryn Trott, and Randall B. Wayth. "V-FASTR commensal observations and real-time classification agent." Invited talk at the NRAO Seminar, February 2013. Download slides (PDF) (CL# 13-0805)

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Tara Murphy, Shami Chatterjee, David L. Kaplan, Jay Banyer, Martin E. Bell, Hayley E. Bignall, Geoffrey C. Bower, Robert Cameron, David M. Coward, James M. Cordes, Steve Croft, James R. Curran, S. G. Djorgovski, Sean A. Farrell, Dale A. Frail, B. M. Gaensler, Duncan K. Galloway, Bruce Gendre, Anne J. Green, Paul J. Hancock, Simon Johnston, Atish Kamble, Casey J. Law, T. Joseph W. Lazio, Kitty K. Lo, Jean-Pierre Macquart, Nanda Rea, Umaa Rebbapragada, Cormac Reynolds, Stuart D. Ryder, Brian Schmidt, Roberto Soria, Ingrid H. Stairs, Steven J. Tingay, Ulf Torkelsson, Kiri Wagstaff, Mark Walker, Randall B. Wayth, and Peter K. G. Williams. "VAST: An ASKAP survey for variables and slow transients." Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 30, 2013. Visit publisher site (CL# 13-3375)

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Kiri L.Wagstaff, Benyang Tang, Joseph Lazio, and Sarah Burke-Spolaor. "Clustering-based filtering to detect isolated and intermittent pulses in radio astronomy data." Poster presented at the 221st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, January 2013. Download poster (CL# 13-0051)


2012

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Kiri Wagstaff. "Interactive discovery of new phenomena in Martian point spectra and hyperspectral data sets." Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Abstract #P12A-04 (talk), December 2012. Download slides (PDF) (CL# 12-9650)

Umaa Rebbapragada. "Candidate vetting algorithms for the Palomar Transient Factory." Palomar Science Meeting poster, November 2012.

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Kiri Wagstaff. "Interactive discovery in large data sets." Invited talks, University of Waterloo and UCLA, October 2012. Download slides (PDF) (CL# 12-5071)

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Randall B. Wayth, Steven J. Tingay, Adam T. Deller, Walter F. Brisken, David R. Thompson, Kiri L. Wagstaff, and Walid A. Majid. "Limits on the event rates of fast radio transients from the V-FASTR experiment." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 753:L36 (5pp), 2012. Download PDF (CL# 12-2791)