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Message 1872320 - Posted: 10 Jun 2017, 23:29:55 UTC

The SETI@home back end is getting closer to completion.

  • Our algorithms for removing RFI and finding repeated signals work fairly well.
  • We can inject "birdies" (synthetic signals) to measure how well they're working.
  • We've developed tools for browsing, drilling down, and visualizing signals and candidates.


At this point we need to manually scan lots of results, looking for cases where our algorithms don't seem to be working perfectly. If you like, you can help us with this.

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Message 1872380 - Posted: 11 Jun 2017, 5:22:50 UTC

I would love to be able to help in this but I never went further than Pascal at Uni, and I don't know c++ code. But there are many out there that do have that knowledge. Getting our back end into gear, seems quite an appropriate expression here!

Please help if you can.
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Message 1872396 - Posted: 11 Jun 2017, 9:13:01 UTC - in response to Message 1872320.  

Love to help.
The linked post doesn't include sufficient detail - what and where is the "waterfall plot" etc ?
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Message 1874197 - Posted: 21 Jun 2017, 3:55:59 UTC

what do we have to do in order to be of help? What skills will one need?
I'd love to help, maybe I can be the supervisor :P (and just watch).
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Message 1879197 - Posted: 20 Jul 2017, 7:42:30 UTC - in response to Message 1872320.  

So I guess you guys are after people with crazy RF Skills yeah? Coz I still cant see how I or anyone else could help. Unless we just suposed top read these posts?!?!? IDK. Good luck anyways
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