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by GuruBuckaroo
Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:51 am
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: Question regarding expected speed of impact of Stardust
Replies: 2
Views: 4679

Question regarding expected speed of impact of Stardust

The question I'm asking is about the speed of expected 'real' stardust impacts as compared to the speed (and, well, size) of the Mir calibration movies. Basically, where I'm going is this: On all of the calibration movies, you can see a 'speck' just above where the visible track starts. I assume thi...
by GuruBuckaroo
Fri Aug 11, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: Stardust@home Suggestion Thread
Replies: 276
Views: 316724

I second (or is it third) the idea of having a 'first hit' flag on the 'my events' list. And I can't second enough the idea of more detailed project-wide stats - most hit movies (with their Official Status) - but also adding things like 'average' (or mean) specificity/sensitivity, total number of mo...
by GuruBuckaroo
Sat Aug 05, 2006 5:20 pm
Forum: FAQs
Topic: Is something wrong with the rankings?
Replies: 10
Views: 33947

Suggestion for New Ranking System

Rather than rely upon the raw score as currently computed, would't it make more sense, be less suceptable to alleged "cheating", and properly reflect the amount of 'science' done to compute rank as such: Total # of 'real' movies viewed X specificity% X sensitivity% = Score That way, you're not basin...
by GuruBuckaroo
Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:26 pm
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Focus issue frequency
Replies: 1
Views: 3063

I'm a bit concerned about this too. In many of the "Calibration Movies", the trace can't be seen until deep into the focus - I think those doing the scanning might be advised to put a larger depth-of-field variable into the scanning. Granted I understand you're dealing with a horrendous amount of da...