GWDAW-8 Scientific Program

Session Index · Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Session Index · Thursday, December 18, 2003

Session Index · Friday, December 19, 2003

Session Index · Saturday, December 20, 2003

Poster Session


Session Index · Wednesday, December 17, 2003

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08:00-08:30 Workshop Registration at Conference Site
All participants are strongly encouraged to register in advance,
or to register on Tuesday evening at the hotel reception.
08:30-08:40 Welcome and Announcements · Wiseman / Allen
08:40-10:00 Wednesday Session 1
"Status of Data Analysis I · Ground-Based IFOs" · Sathyaprakash
10:00-10:30 Discussion / Break
10:30-11:50 Wednesday Session 2
"Status of Data Analysis II · Resonant Detectors" · Johnson
"Status of Data Analysis III · Space-Based IFOs" · Bender
11:50-12:20 Discussion / Break
12:20-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Wednesday Session 3
"Space-Based Detectors I · Sources & Analysis" · Bender
14:30-15:00 Discussion / Break
15:00-16:15 Wednesday Session 4
"Space-Based Detectors II · Data Analysis Methods" · Vecchio
"Source and Population Modeling" · Sathyaprakash
16:15-16:45 Discussion / Break
16:45-17:30 Wednesday Session 5
"Event Search I · Inspiral" · (Part 1 of 2) · Brady
17:30-18:00 Discussion / Break
18:30-19:30 Social Hour · Hotel 2nd Floor Atrium
19:30-22:00 Banquet · Hotel Banquet Hall



Session Index · Thursday, December 18, 2003

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08:30-09:15 Thursday Session 1
"Event Search I · Inspiral" · (Part 2 of 2) · Shawhan
"Issues in Current Searches" · Shawhan
09:15-09:45 Discussion / Break
09:45-10:45 Thursday Session 2
"Event Search II · Pulsar" · (Part 1 of 2) · Papa
10:45-11:15 Discussion / Break
11:15-12:00 Thursday Session 3
"Event Search II · Pulsar" · (Part 2 of 2) · Papa
12:00-12:15 Discussion / Break
12:15-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:45 Thursday Session 4
"Event Search III · Bursts" · (Part 1 of 3) · Kanda / Prodi
14:45-15:15 Discussion / Break
15:15-16:15 Thursday Session 5
"Event Search III · Bursts" · (Part 2 of 3) · Kanda / Prodi
16:15-16:45 Discussion / Break
16:45-17:30 Thursday Session 6
"Event Search III · Bursts" · (Part 3 of 3) · Kanda / Prodi
17:30-18:00 Discussion / Break



Session Index · Friday, December 19, 2003

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08:30-09:00 Friday Session 1
"Event Search IV · Stochastic" · Allen
09:00-09:15 Discussion / Break
09:15-10:30 Friday Session 2
"Detector Characterization I · Calibration" · Mours
"Detector Characterization II · Artifacts" · Mours
"Detector Characterization III · Other" · (Part 1 of 2) · Viceré
10:30-11:00 Discussion / Break
11:00-12:00 Friday Session 3
"Detector Characterization III · Other" · (Part 2 of 2) · Viceré
12:00-12:30 Discussion / Break
12:30-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:30 Friday Session 4
"Statistical Issues · Emphasis on Case Studies" · Astone
14:30-15:00 Discussion / Break
15:00-16:00 Friday Session 5
"Multi-Detector Analysis · Emphasis on Case Studies" · (Part 1 of 2) · Vecchio
16:00-16:30 Discussion / Break
16:30-17:30 Friday Session 6
"Multi-Detector Analysis · Emphasis on Case Studies" · (Part 2 of 2) · Vecchio
17:30-18:00 Discussion / Break



Session Index · Saturday, December 20, 2003

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09:00-10:00 Saturday Session 1
"New and Improved Analysis Methods" · (Part 1 of 2) · Frasca
10:00-10:30 Discussion / Break
10:30-11:30 Saturday Session 2
"New and Improved Analysis Methods" · (Part 2 of 2) · Frasca
11:30-12:00 Discussion / Break
12:00-12:10 Closeout and Annoucements · Wiseman / Allen
12:10 Formal End of GWDAW-8



Wednesday Session 1 · 08:40-10:00
"Status of Data Analysis I · Ground-Based IFOs" · Sathyaprakash

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08:40-09:00
Gabriela Gonzalez · Louisiana State University · LIGO Scientific Collaboration
Status of LIGO Data Analysis
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09:00-09:20
Bernard Schutz · Albert Einstein Institute · GEO
Status of Data Analysis in the GEO 600 project
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09:20-09:40
Cavalier Fabien · LAL-Orsay · Virgo
This talk was presented by Benoit Mours.
Virgo status
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09:40-10:00
Nobuyuki Kanda · Department of Physics, Osaka City University · TAMA
Progress and Preliminary Results of TAMA Data Analysis
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Wednesday Session 2 · 10:30-11:50
"Status of Data Analysis II · Resonant Detectors" · Johnson
"Status of Data Analysis III · Space-Based IFOs" · Bender

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10:30-10:50
Pia Astone · INFN, Rome 1 · ROG
Six years of data analysis from the Explorer and Nautilus gravitational wave detectors
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10:50-11:05
Alberto Vecchio · University of Birmingham 
LISA - A status report
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11:05-11:20
Michele Vallisneri · Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech · LISA
John Armstrong · Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech · LISA
Synthetic LISA: Simulating Time Delay Interferometry in a Model LISA
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11:20-11:35
Jonathan Gair · Caltech · LISA
Data analysis for LISA extreme mass ratio capture sources
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11:35-11:50
Massimo Tinto · Jet Propulsion Laboratory · LISA
Time Delay Interferometry with Moving Spacecraft Arrays
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Wednesday Session 3 · 13:30-14:30
"Space-Based Detectors I · Sources & Analysis" · Bender

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13:30-14:15
(40'+05')
Paolo Coppi · Yale University
The Growth and Formation of Massive Black Holes: Implications for LISA
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14:15-14:30
Takashi Nakamura · Kyoto University · DECIGO
Gravitational Wave Astronomy Using Deci Hertz Laser Interferometer
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Wednesday Session 4 · 15:00-16:15
"Space-Based Detectors II · Data Analysis Methods" · Vecchio
"Source and Population Modeling" · Sathyaprakash

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15:00-15:15
Julien Sylvestre · Caltech · LISA
Massimo Tinto · Caltech · LISA
Noise characterization for LISA
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15:15-15:30
Aaron Rogan · Washington State University · LISA
LISA aperture synthesis for searching binary compact objects
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15:30-15:45
Chunglee Kim · Northwestern University 
Revised Inspiral Rates for double neutron star systems
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15:45-16:00
Richard O'Shaughnessy · Northwestern 
Constraining binary black hole inspiral rates using observations of binary neutron stars
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16:00-16:15
Vicky Kalogera · Northwestern University · LIGO
Astrophysical expectations for searches for precessing binaries
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Wednesday Session 5 · 16:45-17:30
"Event Search I · Inspiral" · (Part 1 of 2) · Brady

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16:45-17:00
Hirotaka Takahashi · Osaka University · TAMA
Search for gravitational waves from inspiraling compact binaries using TAMA300 data
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17:00-17:15
Duncan Brown · UW-Milwaukee · LIGO
Searches for Inspiral Signals in LIGO S2 Data
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17:15-17:30
Yoshiki Tsunesada · National Astronomical Observatory of Japan · TAMA
Search for black hole ringdown gravitational waves in TAMA300 data
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Thursday Session 1 · 08:30-09:15
"Event Search I · Inspiral" · (Part 2 of 2) · Shawhan
"Issues in Current Searches" · Shawhan

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08:30-08:45
Eirini Messaritaki · UWM · LIGO
Issues on template implementation for the binary black hole inspiral search
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08:45-09:00
Thomas Cokelaer · Cardiff University · GEO
Efficiency of template banks for binary detection
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09:00-09:15
Frederique MARION · LAPP-Annecy · VIRGO
Multi-band template analysis for CB search
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Thursday Session 2 · 09:45-10:45
"Event Search II · Pulsar" · (Part 1 of 2) · Papa

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09:45-10:00
Sergio Frasca · U. La Sapienza · Virgo
Spectral filtering for hierarchical search of periodic sources
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10:00-10:15
Graham Woan · University of Glasgow · GEO
Work of the LSC Pulsar Upper Limits Group (PULG)
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10:15-10:30
Rejean J. Dupuis · University of Glasgow · GEO
Analysis of LIGO S2 data for gravitational waves from isolated pulsars
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10:30-10:45
Nelson Christensen · Carleton College · LIGO
Pulsar Detection and Parameter Estimation with MCMC - Six Parameters
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Thursday Session 3 · 11:15-12:00
"Event Search II · Pulsar" · (Part 2 of 2) · Papa

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11:15-11:30
Bruce Allen · U. Wisconsin - Milwaukee · LIGO
Broad-band CW searches in LIGO & GEO S2/S3 data
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11:30-11:45
Alberto Vecchio · University of Birmingham · GEO
Searching for accreting neutron stars
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11:45-12:00
Yousuke Itoh · Albert-Einstein-Institute · LIGO/GEO
Chi-square test on candidate events from CW signals coherent searches
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Thursday Session 4 · 13:45-14:45
"Event Search III · Bursts" · (Part 1 of 3) · Kanda / Prodi

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13:45-14:00
Masaki Ando · University of Tokyo · TAMA
Search results for burst gravitational waves with TAMA data
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14:00-14:15
Lucio Baggio · U. Trento & INFN · AURIGA
New data analysis for AURIGA
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14:15-14:30
Siong Heng · AEI Hannover · GEO
Status of GEO burst analysis efforts
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14:30-14:45
Erik Katsavounidis · MIT · LIGO
Observing the bursting universe with LIGO: Status and Prospects
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Thursday Session 5 · 15:15-16:15
"Event Search III · Bursts" · (Part 2 of 3) · Kanda / Prodi

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15:15-15:30
Julien Sylvestre · Caltech · LIGO
TFCLUSTERS: detection efficiency and parameter estimation accuracy
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15:30-15:45
Patrick Brady · University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee · LIGO
Saikat Ray-Majumdar · University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee · LIGO
Excess power event trigger generator
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15:45-16:00
Sergey Klimenko · University of Florida · LIGO
Study of the WaveBurst detection efficiency using the LIGO S2 data
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16:00-16:15
Laura Cadonati · MIT · LIGO
Coherent coincident analysis of LIGO burst candidates
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Thursday Session 6 · 16:45-17:30
"Event Search III · Bursts" · (Part 3 of 3) · Kanda / Prodi

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16:45-17:00
John McNabb · Penn State University · LIGO
The Block Normal Event Trigger Generator
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17:00-17:15
Lee Samuel Finn · Penn State · LIGO
John McNabb · Penn State University · LIGO
This talk was presented by John McNabb.
Tuning BlockNormal: comparative studies
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17:15-17:30
Szabolcs Marka · California Institute of Technology · LIGO
Search for the gravity wave signature of GRB030329/SN2003dh
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Friday Session 1 · 08:30-09:00
"Event Search IV · Stochastic" · Allen

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08:30-08:45
Joseph Romano · Cardiff University · LIGO, GEO
Status of the search for stochastic gravitational-wave signals using LIGO S2 data
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08:45-09:00
Tania Regimbau · Cardiff University · GEO/LIGO
This talk was not presented.
Cross-Correlating GEO and LIGO Data for Stochastic Background Searches
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Friday Session 2 · 09:15-10:30
"Detector Characterization I · Calibration" · Mours
"Detector Characterization II · Artifacts" · Mours
"Detector Characterization III · Other" · (Part 1 of 2) · Viceré

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09:15-09:30
Martin Hewitson · AEI · GEO
Time-domain calibration of the Dual-recycled GEO600
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09:30-09:45
Xavier Siemens · UWM
Calibration of LIGO data in the Time Domain
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09:45-10:00
Stephen Fairhurst · UW Milwaukee · LIGO
Inspiral Hardware Injections
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10:00-10:15
Ramachandran Balasubramanian · Cardiff University · GEO
GEO Online Detector Characterization System (GODCS)
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10:15-10:30
Joshua Smith · AEI Hannover · GEO600
Detector Characterization of Dual-Recycled GEO600
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Friday Session 3 · 11:00-12:00
"Detector Characterization III · Other" · (Part 2 of 2) · Viceré

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11:00-11:15
Daisuke Tatsumi · National Astronomical Observatory of Japan · TAMA
Online Veto Analysis of TAMA300
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11:15-11:30
Nelson Christensen · Carleton College · LIGO
Peter Shawhan · Caltech · LIGO
LIGO Inspiral Veto Studies
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11:30-11:45
Peter Shawhan · Caltech · LIGO
Inspiral waveform consistency tests
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11:45-12:00
Gianluca M. Guidi · Università di Urbino · VIRGO
A time-domain veto for binary inspirals search
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Friday Session 4 · 13:45-14:30
"Statistical Issues · Emphasis on Case Studies" · Astone

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13:45-14:00
Jolien Creighton · University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 
Upper Limits from Loudest Events
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14:00-14:15
Soma Mukherjee · University of Texas - Brownsville 
Interferometric data Modelling : Issues on realistic data generation
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14:15-14:30
Patrick Brady · University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee · LIGO
Background estimation in binary inspiral searches of LIGO data
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Friday Session 5 · 15:00-16:00
"Multi-Detector Analysis · Emphasis on Case Studies" · (Part 1 of 2) · Vecchio

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15:00-15:15
(12'+03')
Sukanta Bose · Washington State University · LIGO
On the first coherent multi-detector search for inspiraling neutron star binaries in LIGO data
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15:15-15:30
(12'+03')
Andrea Viceré · U. Urbino · Virgo
Network analysis for coalescing binaries: coherent vs coincidence based strategies
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15:30-15:45
(12'+03')
Cavalier Fabien · LAL-Orsay · Virgo
This talk was presented by *****.
Coincidence and Coherent Analysis for Burst search in an ITF network
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15:45-16:00
(12'+03')
Giovanni Andrea Prodi · U. Trento, INFN · AURIGA
Interpretation of IGEC results
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Friday Session 6 · 16:30-17:15
"Multi-Detector Analysis · Emphasis on Case Studies" · (Part 2 of 2) · Vecchio

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16:30-16:45
(12'+03')
John Whelan · Loyola University New Orleans · LIGO Scientific Collaboration
Stochastic Background Searches with Interferometers and Bars
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16:45-17:00
(12'+03')
John Whelan · Loyola University New Orleans · LIGO Scientific Collaboration
(On behalf of Albert Lazzarini) · Caltech · LIGO Laboratory
Optimally combining the strain data from the two LIGO Hanford interferometers for measuring the stochastic background
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17:00-17:15
(12'+03')
Patrick Sutton · Caltech · LIGO
Status and Plans for the LIGO-TAMA Joint Data Analysis
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17:15-17:30
(12'+03')
Warren Johnson · Louisiana State University
Are we there yet? When have gravity waves been discovered?
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Saturday Session 1 · 09:00-10:00
"New and Improved Analysis Methods" · (Part 1 of 2) · Frasca

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09:00-09:15
Ramachandran Balasubramanian · Cardiff University · GEO
Tuning Parameters for the HACR algorithm
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09:15-09:30
Shourov Chatterji · MIT · LIGO
Constant Q transforms for gravitational wave burst detection
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09:30-09:45
Sergey Klimenko · University of Florida · LIGO
Excess power method in wavelet domain for burst searches
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09:45-10:00
Soumya Mohanty · University of Texas at Brownsville · LIGO
Data analysis algorithm for a GRB triggered burst search
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Saturday Session 2 · 10:30-11:30
"New and Improved Analysis Methods" · (Part 2 of 2) · Frasca

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10:30-10:45
Saikat Ray Majumder · UWM · LIGO
Patrick Brady · UWM · LIGO
Incorporating Source-Modeling Information into Gravitational Wave Searches
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10:45-11:00
Giancarlo Cella · Università di Pisa and INFN Pisa · Virgo
This talk was not presented.
"Optimal" vetoes and best matching for coalescing binaries events
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11:00-11:15
Shawn Seader · Washington State University 
Template-less Multi-detector Searches for Binary Black Hole Coalescences
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11:15-11:30
Innocenzo M. Pinto · WavesGroup, University of Sannio at Benevento, IT · MOU with TAMA
This talk was not presented.
Symmetry Breaking Based Detectors
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Poster Session
"Poster Session" · Posters will be on display at the workshop site.

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Fausto Acernese · INFN - sez. Napoli · VIRGO
Adaptive Line Enhancers filters for Gravitational Waves Detection
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Lucio Baggio · U. Trento & INFN · AURIGA
This poster was not presented.
Modular frame-based data analysis pipeline for modeled burst search
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Rosario De Rosa · Università di Napoli Federico II - Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche · VIRGO
Dynamic matched filters for gravitational wave detection
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Siong Heng · AEI - Hannover · GEO
Multi-detector burst gravitational wave analysis
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Hiroyuki Nakano · Osaka City University · TAMA
Effective Search Method for Gravitational Ringing of Black Holes
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Kelechi Nwachukwu · Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri 
This poster was not presented.
Atomic Physics, Atoms, Nuclei, Electrons, EM Radiation, Molecular Physics, Gas Pressure, Intermolecular
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M.Alessandra Papa · Albert Einstein Institute · GEO
This poster was not presented.
Wide parameter space search for continuous wave signals with the Hough Transform
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Ajay Sharma · Community Science Centre, Shimla India 
This poster was not presented.
The origin of Generalised Mass-Energy Equation deltaE = Ac^2 deltaM; its mathematical justification
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Jong Hyuk Yoon · Konkuk University (Seoul, Korea) 
This poster was not presented.
Quasi-local Energy of Gravitational Waves
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