Villa Mondragone International School Tor Vergata

LOOKING FOR A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK:
how to extract a gravitational wave signal from the detectors data

Villa Mondragone
Monte Porzio Catone, Roma, Italy
September 7-10, 2004

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Program


Tue 7
Morning
Detectors principles of operation and status
09:00
Cerdonio : Resonant masses
10:00
Coffee
10:30 Ricci : Interferometers
11.30 Vitale : Space experiments
12:30
Lunch
Afternoon
Sources and signals I
15:00
Rezzolla : Periodic sources
16:30
Coffee
17:00
Sathyaprakash : Binary  coalescences
18:30
End of session

Wed 8
Morning
Data analysis for impulsive sources
09:00
Astone : Resonant-mass detectors
10:30
Coffee
11:00 Saulson : Interferometers
12:30
Lunch
Afternoon
Impulsive sources and signals II
15:00
Rezzolla : Gravitational collapses
16:30
Coffee
17:00
Lorimer : Collapses event rates
18:30
End of session

Thu 9
Morning
Data analysis for continuous and chirps signals
09:00
Viceré : Data analysis for chirps
10:30
Coffee
11:00 Sintes : Periodic signals
12:30
Lunch
Afternoon
Sources and signals III
15:00
Ferrari : Stellar and black hole perturbations
16:30
Coffee
17:00
Kokkotas : Stellar instabilities
18:30
End of session

Fri 10
Morning
Sources and signals IV
09:00
Maggiore : Stochastic backgrounds
10:30
Coffee
11:00 Davier : GW and neutrino signals
12:00
Pollney : Coalescence in General Relativity
13:00
Lunch
Afternoon  Visit to Villa Adriana (Tivoli)

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