Applications of Computer Technology to Dynamical Astronomy [E-Book] : Proceedings of the 109th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 27–29 July 1988 / edited by P. Kenneth Seidelmann, Jean Kovalevsky.
Kovalevsky, Jean, (editor)
Seidelmann, P. Kenneth, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1989
X, 341 p. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1/Applications of Computers to Solving Problems
  • Early Applications of Computer Technology to Dynamical Astronomy
  • Applications of Computers to Celestial Mechanics
  • Applications to Stellar and Galactic Dynamics
  • Application of Computer in Qualitative Studies of Celestial Mechanics
  • Leading Spiral Arms, Retrograde Galaxy Encounters and Massive Halos
  • On Construction of Analytic Solutions to the Three Body Problem by Use of Computer Experiments
  • The Use of Computer Algorithms in the Construction of a Theory of the Long-Period Perturbations of Saturn’s Satellite Hyperion
  • Some Numerical Aspects in a Search for I=1 Periodic Orbits for Hecuba Asteroids
  • SHORDE I Program System and Applications
  • A Semi-numerical Expansion of the Averaged Disturbing Function for Some Very-high-eccentricity Orbits
  • Symbolic Algebra Software for Planetary Theories
  • Tests of the Extrapolation Method for the Numerical Integration of the Keplerian Motion
  • Application of a Massively Parallel Computer to the N-body Problem
  • Hydrodynamical Models of Elliptical Galaxies
  • A Multifluid Code for Problems of Elliptical Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • 3D Hydrodynamics and Radiative Transfer
  • First-order and Second-order 3-D Hydrodynamics: A Comparison
  • Chaotic Dynamics and Monte Carlo Modelling
  • Software Tools for Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Computer Algebra, Lie Transforms and the Nonlinear Stability of L4
  • Solution of an Infinite Number of Inequations Depending on a Continuous Parameter and Application to the Solution of Equations in Dynamical Astronomy
  • 2/Matching Problems with Technology
  • Planet Crossing Asteroids and Parallel Computing: Project Spaceguard
  • Implementation of an N-body Code in a HP1000 Computer
  • Computer Applications to Lunar and Artificial Satellite Laser Ranging
  • The Use of Image Processors for Acquisition and Reduction of Astrometric Data in Real Time
  • Modeling of Asymmetric Light Curves of Eclipsing Binaries on the Cyber 205 Supercomputer
  • Galaxies in the Connection Machine
  • 3/New Methods of Mathematical Programming
  • Specialized Celestial Mechanics Systems for Symbolic Manipulation
  • On a Restricted (2n+3)-Body Problem
  • The Simplex Method for Nonlinear Mass Determinations
  • An Optimum Method for Calculating Restricted Three-Body Orbits
  • The Constrained Normal Form Algorithm
  • 4/Matching Computer Language to the Problem
  • Simplify or Perish
  • The Stability of the Lagrangian Point L4
  • Computer Implementation of a New Approach to the Ideal Resonance Problem
  • A Laboratory for Gravitational Scattering Experiments
  • Problem Oriented Language for Ephemeris Astronomy and its Realisation in the System ERA
  • 5/Use of Numerical Versus Algebraic Computation
  • Numerical Integration Methods in Dynamical Astronomy
  • A Survey of Poisson Series Processors
  • A FORTRAN-based Poisson Series Processor and its Applications in Celestial Mechanics
  • PARSEC: An Interactive Poisson Series Processor for Personal Computing Systems
  • The Problem of the Eulerian Oscillations: A Weakness of Numerical Versus Analytical Methods
  • A Semi-Analytical Method to Study Perturbed Rotational Motion
  • Computational Studies of Cloudy Gaseous Galactic Disks
  • 6/Representation and Transmission of Results
  • Synthetic Secular Theories of the Planetary Orbits: Regular and Chaotic Behaviour
  • Numerical Representation of Planetary Ephemerides
  • Compressed Planetary and Lunar Ephemerides
  • An Analytical Representation of Ephemeris Data
  • Numerical Simulations of Narrow Planetary Rings: An Animation
  • Electronic Almanacs Mating the Message and the Medium
  • List of Participants
  • Errata.