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by emsisson
Wed Aug 16, 2006 7:14 am
Forum: Stardust@home Community
Topic: Post your stats
Replies: 193
Views: 279661

Calibration movies answered correctly 185 Calibration movies answered incorrectly 2 Overall score 183 Total movies viewed 602 Rank 2295 out of 11257 Specificity 99% Sensitivity 99% 7 candidate movies pending Dial-up (double phew)
by emsisson
Wed Aug 09, 2006 6:04 pm
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: Marathon, not a sprint!
Replies: 0
Views: 5593

Marathon, not a sprint!

I was beginning to think that the odds of finding a new track were just about zilch, based on the number of participants and the high numbers of movies viewed.... until I looked at the Update Forum and the Sticky "Picture Perfect". We have only begun! This is to be fun, but it's also impor...
by emsisson
Wed Aug 09, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Deep enough focus?
Replies: 3
Views: 4694

Yes, I agree. If there is less than about 1/4 of the focus movie left when things come into focus, I mark it as "Bad Focus". I think they would rather redo the movie rather than miss a particle based on an assumption that nothing is there. I have also had several movies where most of the m...
by emsisson
Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: How the top scorers get those scores.
Replies: 75
Views: 73764

I'm on dial-up. I wonder how many are? Reading your posts I can imagine you must be screaming... but while I am waiting for a movie to load, I pet the dog, clean the turtle aquarium, and fix something to snack on. Actually in some instances I find only a 15 or 20 second lag between carefully scannin...
by emsisson
Fri Aug 04, 2006 4:31 pm
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Subsurface origination?
Replies: 0
Views: 3691

Subsurface origination?

I just got my first error on a calibration movie. While that is a slight slap to the ego, I'm more concerned about how it appeared. There was no indication on the surface, the track only began to appear several layers below the surface. My assumption has been that a particle will form a crater at th...