Alexander S. Szalay

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor (Director, IDIES)

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Alexander Szalay is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, the Alumni Centennial Professor of Astronomy, and Professor in the Department of Computer Science. He is the Director of the Institute for Data Intensive Science. He is a cosmologist, working on the statistical measures of the spatial distribution of galaxies and galaxy formation. He is a Corresponding Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2004 he received an Alexander Von Humboldt Award in Physical Sciences, in 2007 the Microsoft Jim Gray Award. In 2008 he became Doctor Honoris Causa of the Eotvos University, Budapest.

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R Beck, L Dobos, T Budavári, AS Szalay, I Csabai
Photo-z-SQL: integrated, flexible photometric redshift computation in a database
Astronomy and Computing, 2017

HA Flewelling, EA Magnier, KC Chambers, JN Heasley, C Holmberg, ...
The Pan-STARRS1 Database and Data Products
arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.05243, 2016

T Budavari, AS Szalay, TJ Loredo
Faint Object Detection in Multi-Epoch Observations via Catalog Data Fusion
arXiv preprint arXiv:1611.03171, 2016

N Carey, T Budavári, Y Ahmad, A Szalay
DOT-K: A distributed online top-K elements algorithm using extreme value statistics
e-Science (e-Science), 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on, 130-136, 2016

R Gelderloos, AS Szalay, TWN Haine, G Lemson
A fast algorithm for neutrally-buoyant Lagrangian particles in numerical ocean modeling
e-Science (e-Science), 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on, 381-388, 2016

B Falck, N McCullagh, MC Neyrinck, J Wang, AS Szalay
The Effect of Corner Modes in the Initial Conditions of Cosmological Simulations
arXiv preprint arXiv:1610.04862, 2016

R Beck, L Dobos, T Budavári, AS Szalay, I Csabai
Photometric redshifts for the SDSS Data Release 12
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 460 (2), 1371-1381, 2016

R Beck, L Dobos, CW Yip, AS Szalay, I Csabai
Quantifying correlations between galaxy emission lines and stellar continua
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 457 (1), 362-374, 2016

W Ngan, RG Carlberg, B Bozek, RFG Wyse, AS Szalay, P Madau
Dispersal of tidal debris in a Milky-Way-sized dark matter halo
The Astrophysical Journal 818 (2), 194, 2016

A Raccanelli, D Bertacca, D Jeong, MC Neyrinck, AS Szalay
Doppler term in the galaxy two-point correlation function: wide-angle, velocity, Doppler lensing and cosmic acceleration effects
arXiv preprint arXiv:1602.03186, 2016

D Zheng, R Burns, J Vogelstein, CE Priebe, AS Szalay
An SSD-based eigensolver for spectral analysis on billion-node graphs
arXiv preprint arXiv:1602.01421, 2016

J Graham, K Kanov, XIA Yang, M Lee, N Malaya, CC Lalescu, R Burns, ...
A Web services accessible database of turbulent channel flow and its use for testing a new integral wall model for LES
Journal of Turbulence 17 (2), 181-215, 2016

N McCullagh, D Jeong, AS Szalay
Toward accurate modelling of the non-linear matter bispectrum: standard perturbation theory and transients from initial conditions
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 455 (3), 2945-2958, 2016

Z Liu, N Ivkin, L Yang, M Neyrinck, G Lemson, A Szalay, V Braverman, ...
Streaming Algorithms for Halo Finders
e-Science (e-Science), 2015 IEEE 11th International Conference on, 342-351, 2015

HJ Tian, MC Neyrinck, T Budavári, AS Szalay
The Enhancement of BAO in the SDSS MGS
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 11 (S319), 145-145, 2015

D Zheng, R Burns, AS Szalay
Optimize Unsynchronized Garbage Collection in an SSD Array
arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.07566, 2015

D Jeong, L Dai, M Kamionkowski, AS Szalay
The redshift-space galaxy two-point correlation function and baryon acoustic oscillations
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 449 (3), 3312-3322, 2015

W Ngan, B Bozek, RG Carlberg, RFG Wyse, AS Szalay, P Madau
Simulating Tidal Streams in a High-resolution Dark Matter Halo
The Astrophysical Journal 803 (2), 75, 2015

R Wilton, T Budavari, B Langmead, SJ Wheelan, SL Salzberg, AS Szalay
Arioc: high-throughput read alignment with GPU-accelerated exploration of the seed-and-extend search space
PeerJ 3, e808, 2015

M Taghizadeh-Popp, SM Fall, RL White, AS Szalay
Simulating Deep Hubble Images with Semi-empirical Models of Galaxy Formation
The Astrophysical Journal 801 (1), 14, 2015