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Aram Knyazyan
Position: Junior Scientific Researcher

Phone: (+374 93) 683726

  Titles, Degree

Ph. D. in Engineering

  Professional Experience

Big data mining, Parallel Computing, Virtual Observatories and its services development

  Research Interests

Computational astronomy objectives implementation in grid infrastructure, Armenian Virtual Observatory tools and services development

  Selected Publications

Astsatryan H., Knyazyan A., Mickaelian A., Sargsyan L.. Web Portal for the Armenian Virtual Observatory Based on Armenian National Grid Infrastructure-Parallel computing and control problems, Moscow, Russia, 2010, pp. 109-114.

Knyazyan A., Mickaelian A., Astsatryan H.. Astronomical Plates Spectra Extraction Objectives and Possible Solutions Implemented on Digitized First Byurakan Survey (DFBS) Images - Information Theories and Applications, Varna, Bulgaria, 2011, pp. 243-247.

Knyazyan A., Mickaelian A., Astsatryan H.. Astronomical Catalogs Cross-Correlation Objectives and Illustration of a New Correlation Algorithm - Proceedings of CSIT2011 Conference, Yerevan, Armenia, 2011, pp. 395-397.

Knyazyan A.. Astrophysical Virtual Observatories and Armenian Virtual Observatory Development – Вестник, вып.14, том 2, Yerevan, Armenia, 2011, pp.111-119.

Abrahamyan H., Mickaelian A., Knyazyan A., Harutyunyan G.. Joint Catalogue of IRAS PSC/FSC - Proc. of Young Astronomers Conference of CIS Countries, Yerevan, Armenia, 2012, pp. 223-229.

Abrahamyan H., Mickaelian A., Knyazyan A.. The IRAS PSC/FSC Combined Catalogue – Astronomy and Computing, Vol. 10, 2015, pp. 99-106.


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Open Call for the participation of Young Researchers and Companies in Research projects

We are pleased to announce that the NPUA/IIAP Cooperative R&D Unit has open calls for researchers, MS/Ph.D students, and companies in two new international research projects:
  • Astronomical Objects Classification
  • Performance Optimization System for Hadoop and Spark Frameworks.
We are inviting all the interested parties to participate in these projects.
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