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Message 1395676 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:04:28 UTC

It is probably something non-ET, but still... What is it? I was talking with a friend who is also running SETI@home currently and I saw this and screenshotted it. Does this happen often or what? It's crazy. It could be a glitch or interference of some time. Excuse me if this is a common thing, I just started using SETI@home again.




You can't even see the text! Here's my current tasks and whatnot as well.



Sorry about the giant images, I have a giant screen.

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Message 1395677 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:11:32 UTC - in response to Message 1395676.
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i think it was your 20.8% one, if we estimate your purple progression bar.

23au08ad.20685.5389.10.12.12.vlar_0

oh edit : nvm, it s written in your title Windows bar at top of your open window
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Message 1395679 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:16:54 UTC

Should I upload the workunit file here? I have it. Am I even allowed to do that?

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Message 1395681 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:19:15 UTC - in response to Message 1395679.

if i would have the file, i would spent time to try to run it and see if i get same kind of graphic. dunno if possible ^^
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Message 1395685 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:24:27 UTC

What the snap shot is showing is the progress on ploughing through the calculation, the thin vertical line are indicators of the relative strength of the signal at the various time/frequency combinations. They don't mean anything on their own, but when correlated with other signals from the same place in the sky a picture is slowly developed of the potential for there being a "radio intelligent" life form at that location.
When your computer has finished its calculation the results will be uploaded automatically, compared with those for the same work unit returned by someone else and credit awarded appropriately. The result will then be filled away and eventually used in the big correlation exercise that is plodding on in the background (and that's where the "real" science is being done)
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Message 1395686 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:24:55 UTC - in response to Message 1395681.
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What do you need? The .vlar, or .vlar_0_0 or what?
Edit: This is to Michael

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Message 1395688 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:28:22 UTC - in response to Message 1395679.

no idea at all. i dunno whats the rules here.

btw , your wingman already processed it and this is his str output of it:

Stderr output
<core_client_version>7.0.64</core_client_version>
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<stderr_txt>
setiathome_v7 7.00 DevC++/MinGW/g++ 4.5.2
libboinc: 7.1.0

Work Unit Info:
...............
WU true angle range is : 0.008280
Optimal function choices:
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name timing error
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v_BaseLineSmooth (no other)
v_vGetPowerSpectrumUnrolled 0.000296 0.00000
sse3_ChirpData_ak8 0.007260 0.00000
v_vTranspose4x16ntw 0.003288 0.00000
AK SSE folding 0.001755 0.00000
Restarted at 27.34 percent.

Flopcounter: 44705414635309.367000

Spike count: 6
Autocorr count: 0
Pulse count: 14
Triplet count: 1
Gaussian count: 0
07:27:13 (4768): called boinc_finish

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Message 1395690 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:30:30 UTC

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Message 1395691 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:31:16 UTC - in response to Message 1395688.

@Michael

Does that look normal, or does his output show signs of the same thing as mine?

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Message 1395696 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:34:44 UTC - in response to Message 1395691.

it doesnt say the power of his spikes/spikes/triplets
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Message 1395699 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:36:15 UTC - in response to Message 1395696.

Michael has the vlar file now.

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Message 1395701 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:36:48 UTC - in response to Message 1395696.

but that doesnt look normal for sure, never saw that before. surely interference and Seti only stock the amount of spike/pulse /etc, nor they keep the original ^^
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Message 1395705 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:45:15 UTC

On another note, it happened for only a short period of time during the thing. It was normal, did this, and went back to normal just as quickly.

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Message 1395707 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:48:53 UTC

k, and it s around 20%
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Message 1395711 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 20:55:28 UTC - in response to Message 1395707.

k, and it s around 20%


Yep. Just did a little brightening with Paint.Net and I can see it is 20.374%

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Message 1395726 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 22:03:03 UTC

its running :) just have to wait around 20% ^^
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Message 1395741 - Posted: 27 Jul 2013, 23:25:46 UTC

just passed the 20.374% and never made same as you. it never exceeded the ceiling of my box ( Power ^ )...

i dunno maybe a bug or an error of your 'graphical' part of your program.
i ll try to post my screenshot later on...
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Message 1395792 - Posted: 28 Jul 2013, 7:30:23 UTC

The result will then be fil(l)ed away and eventually used in the big correlation exercise that is plodding on in the background (and that's where the "real" science is being done)

I presume you mean Nitpicker?

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Message 1396068 - Posted: 29 Jul 2013, 5:51:58 UTC

Please email me the task, I'd like a look with some visualisation ideas I'm experimenting with. ( contact at jgopt dot org )
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