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Department of Physics

Staff profile

Dr PW Draper, B.Sc. (Physics), Ph.D. (Astronomy)

Senior Computer Programmer in the Department of Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43198
Room number: ocw102

(email at p.w.draper@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Research interests

Astronomy data analysis programming, specialising in Java, C/C++, Tcl, Fortran, UNIX scripting and user interfaces.

Research Groups

Selected Publications

Conference Paper

  • Berry, D., Currie, M., Jenness, T., Draper, P., Bell, G. & Tilanus, R. (2013), Starlink 2012: The Kapuahi Release, in Friedel, D.N. eds, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 475: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XXII. Champaign, Illinois, USA, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 247.
  • Berry, D. & Draper, P. (2010), Using the AST Library to Create and Use STC-S Region Descriptions, in Mizumoto, Y., Morita, K.-I. & Ohishi, M. eds, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 434: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIX. 213.
  • Draper, Peter W., Berry, David S., Jenness, Tim & Economou, Frossie (2009), GAIA - Version 4, in Bohlender, D.A., Durand, D. & Dowler, P. eds, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVIII ASP Conference Series 411: 18th Annual Conference on Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems. Quebec City, QC, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco CA, 575-578.
  • Gray, N., Giaretta, D. L., Berry, D. S., Currie, M. J., Draper, P., & Taylor, M. (2004), Data Models in the VO: How Do They Make Code Better?, ASP Conf. Ser. 314: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XIII 314: 535-.
  • Giaretta, D. L., Currie, M. J., Rankin, S., Draper, P., , Berry, D. S., Gray, N. and & Taylor, M. (2004), Starlink Software, ASP Conf. Ser. 314: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XIII 314: 832-.
  • Giaretta, D.,, Taylor, M., Draper, P.,, Gray, N. and & McIlwrath, B. (2003), HDX Data Model: FITS, NDF and XML Implementation, ASP Conf. Ser. 295: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XII 295: 221-.
  • Taylor, M., Platon, R., Chipperfield, A., Draper, P., , McIlwrath, B. and & Giaretta, D. (2003), Web Services and Their Use in Starlink Software, ASP Conf. Ser. 295: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XII 295: 325-.
  • Bly, Martin J., Chipperfield, Alan J., Giaretta, David L., Graffagnino, Vito G., McIlwrath, Brian K., Platon, Roy T., Wallace, Patrick T., Allan, Alasdair, Berry, David S., Davenhall, Clive, Draper, Peter W., , Gray, Norman, Jenness, Tim and & Taylor, Mark B. (2002), Starlink Software Developments, ASP Conf. Ser. 281: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XI 281: 513-.
  • Draper, P.W. (2000), GAIA: Recent Developments, ASP Conf. Ser. 216: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IX 216: 615-.
  • Warren-Smith, R. F., , Draper, P. W. , and & Scarrott, S. M. (1987), Evidence from optical polarimetry for spiral structure in the magnetic field and cloud density around newly-formed stars, IAU Symp. 122: Circumstellar Matter 122: 129-130.
  • Warren-Smith, R. F., , Draper, P. W. , and & Scarrott, S. M. (1987), Observation of magnetic field structure around newly formed stars, Interstellar Magnetic Fields: Observation and Theory 166-170.
  • Scarrott, S. M., , Warren-Smith, R. F., , Draper, P. W. and & Gledhill, T. M. (1985), Optical polarimetry of nebulae with emission line jets, Cosmical Gas Dynamics 281-286.

Conference Proceeding

  • Draper, Peter W., Berry, David S., Jenness, Tim, Economou, Frossie & Currie, Malcolm J. (2008). GAIA-3D: Volume visualization of data-cubes. ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XVII, 390 ASHTON AVE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94112 USA, ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.
  • Currie, M.J., Draper, P.W., Berry, D.S., Jenness, T., Cavanagh, B. & Economou, F. (2008). Starlink Software Developments. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVII.
  • Draper, Peter W., Currie, Malcolm J., Jenness, Tim, Leech, Jamie, Economou, Frossie, Berry, David S. & Taylor, Mark B. (2007). GAIA 3D: Visualizing data cubes. ASTRONOMICAL DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS XVI, 390 ASHTON AVE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94112 USA, ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.
  • Gray, N., Jenness, T., Allan, A., Berry, D.S., Currie, M.J., Draper, P.W., Taylor, M.B. & Cavanagh, B. (2005). Porting the Starlink Software Collection to GNU Autotools. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV.
  • Draper, PW, Allan, A, Berry, DS, Currie, MJ, Giaretta, D, Rankin, S, Gray, N & Taylor, MB (2005). Starlink software developments. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV, Proceedings, 390 ASHTON AVE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94112 USA, ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC.
  • Wolstencroft, R.D., Andersson, B.-G., Draper, P.W., Moriarty-Schieven, G., Stockdale, D.P. & Wannier, P. (2004). The Nature of the Dust Disc Surrounding BD+31\deg643. Planetary Systems in the Universe.
  • Wolstencroft, R., Draper, P.W., Stockdale, D.P. & Scarrott, M. (2000). Astronomical Sources of Circular Polarization in Visible Light and. Bioastronomy 99.

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