Re: VSX and data publication
- There's nothing to stop you submitting them for publication to oejv,
pzp or ibvs, which if successful would mean they would get into some
bibliographic hyper-indices anyway
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "martin_piers_nicholson"
> Has there been any progress on publishing the new discoveries entered
> into VSX? James last raised the subject back in December and I don't
> recall reading any update since then.
> --- In email@example.com, arne <arne@> wrote:
> > James Bedient wrote:
> > > There has been a lot of discussion about how to disseminate the
> > > results placed in VSX, and this seemed to me to be seen as
> > > to the viability of VSX.
> > >
> > > Has there been any progress on this front? Any plans in the
> > >
> > > I'd like to make my own suggestion, and that's an electronic
> > > Supplement to JAAVSO. Establish it as a web-only HTML
> > > not open to submissions other than new variables, improved
> > > types, periods, etc. via VSX. Publish it once a quarter, have it
> > > fully indexed in SIMBAD and ADS, with everyone who submits
> > > information as co-authors. I'm starting to think that this may
> be the
> > > only way to keep VSX viable as the master database we all think it
> > > should be.
> > >
> > > Another issue is that we need to get VSX IDs into SIMBAD.
> > >
> > We are working on it, really. Unfortunately, at the current time
> > everything falls into one person's lap, and until we solve that
> > things must wait. This is an internal situation that does not need
> > public airing, and we're just making slower headway that I'd like.
> > The same goes for VSX publication. Remember that, right at the
> > beginning of the new star submission wizard, we specifically state
> > submitting new stars does not consitute publication, nor should you
> > that any supporting datafiles will be archived. Even so, my goals
> are to have
> > lists published in JAAVSO, and to get cross-linking with Simbad, by
> > mid-summer so that we have a full year of visibility before the IAU
> > meeting. I think there will be some interesting variable star
> > proposals at that meeting, and want the AAVSO and VSX to be properly
> > positioned. Everything else relating to this is politics, and I'm
> > not going to say more on a public discussion group.
> > Arne