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Keith Beattie

Keith Beattie
Computer System Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Software Engineer & Computer Scientist at LBNL with interests in software development methodologies, distributed systems, scientific/collaborative software development, computer security & open source technologies.

Currently working on the data acquisition component of the IceCube Neutrino detector being constructed at the South Pole.


Emerging Topics
Location: Portland 252 Level: Intermediate
Keith Beattie (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), Dave Glowacki (UW-Madison), John Jacobsen (NPX Designs, Inc.)
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The developers of the data acquisition component of the IceCube project present how they are using open source software to collect data from the world's largest neutrino detector buried across 1 cubic kilometer, 2 kilometers down, in the ice under the South Pole. The astrophysical importance of the project and the experience of traveling to and living at the South Pole will also be discussed. Read more.
OSCON 2008