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|Title: ||The organization and management of the Virtual Astronomical Observatory|
|Authors: ||Berriman, G. Bruce|
Hanisch, Robert J.
Lazio, T. Joseph W.
|Keywords: ||virtual observatory|
|Issue Date: ||4-Jul-2012 |
|Publisher: ||Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012.|
|Citation: ||SPIE Astronomical Telescopes+Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 1-6, 2012|
|Abstract: ||The U.S. Virtual Astronomical Observatory (VAO; http://www.us-vao.org/) 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.|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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