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Archive for the ‘parameter estimation’ Category

Search for the PN coefficients for the Energy flux through Gravitational Waves from Black-Hole Binaries using Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Kumar, Prayush
(59 pgs, 25figs). Undergraduate Thesis submitted to Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India; on 15th December, 2008

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Non-sky-averaged sensitivity curves for space-based gravitational-wave observatories

Friday, January 20th, 2012


by Vallisneri, Michele and Galley, Chad R.
24 pages, 7 PDF figures. Mathematica code at http://www.vallis.org/publications/sensitivity

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Is J enough? Comparison of gravitational waves emitted along the total angular momentum direction with other preferred orientations

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012


by O’Shaughnessy, R. and Healy, J. and London, L. and Meeks, Z. and Shoemaker, D.
Submitted to PRD

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Analytical meets numerical relativity – status of complete gravitational waveform models

Thursday, November 17th, 2011


by Ohme, Frank
12 pages, 2 figures, 1 table, NRDA2011/Amaldi 9 proceedings

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Sky localization of complete inspiral-merger-ringdown signals for nonspinning massive black hole binaries

Monday, May 2nd, 2011


by McWilliams, Sean T. and Lang, Ryan N. and Baker, John G. and Thorpe, James Ira
9 pages, 5 figures, submitted to Phys. Rev. D

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Constraining the dark energy equation of state using LISA observations of spinning Massive Black Hole binaries

Monday, February 7th, 2011


by Petiteau, Antoine and Babak, Stanislav and Sesana, Alberto
12 pages, 8 figures, revised version to address referee’s comments, submitted to ApJ

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Double white dwarfs and LISA

Thursday, January 27th, 2011


by Marsh, T. R.
11 pages, 2 figures, in press Classical and Quantum Gravity. Summary of talk given at 8th LISA Symposium, Stanford, July 2010

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Measuring parameters of massive black hole binaries with partially aligned spins

Thursday, January 20th, 2011


by Lang, Ryan N. and Hughes, Scott A. and Cornish, Neil J.
19 pages, 16 figures, submitted to PRD

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Reducing orbital eccentricity in quasi-circular binary black-hole evolutions in presence of spins

Monday, January 10th, 2011


by Buonanno, Alessandra and Kidder, Lawrence E. and MrouƩ, Abdul H. and Pfeiffer, Harald P. and Taracchini, Andrea
17 pages, 11 figures

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Relativistic encounters of more than two black holes

Saturday, September 18th, 2010


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Freitag, Marc Dewi
A small note of 5 pages, submitted to MNRAS letts

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Fast Fisher Matrices and Lazy Likelihoods

Thursday, July 29th, 2010


by Cornish, Neil J.
4 pages, no figures

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Characterizing Spinning Black Hole Binaries in Eccentric Orbits with LISA

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010


by Key, Joey Shapiro and Cornish, Neil J.
11 pages, 19 figures

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Detection, Localization and Characterization of Gravitational Wave Bursts in a Pulsar Timing Array

Sunday, May 9th, 2010


by Finn, Lee Samuel and Lommen, Andrea N.
43 pages, 13 figures, submitted to ApJ.

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Searches for Cosmic-String Gravitational-Wave Bursts in Mock LISA Data

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010


by Cohen, Michael I. and Cutler, Curt and Vallisneri, Michele
Submitted to CQG; 28 pages, 10 figures; higher-resolution plots available at http://www.vallis.org/publications/cosmicstrings

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Cover art: issues in the metric-guided and metric-less placement of random and stochastic template banks

Saturday, February 13th, 2010


by Manca, Gian Mario and Vallisneri, Michele
RevTeX4, 21 pages, 9 PDF figures

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The search for spinning black hole binaries in mock LISA data using a genetic algorithm

Monday, February 1st, 2010


by Petiteau, Antoine and Shang, Yu and Babak, Stanislav and Feroz, Farhan
25 pages, 9 figures

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Asymptotic expansions of Maximum Likelihood estimators errors, with an application to gravitational waves generated in the inspiral phase of binary mergers

Thursday, December 17th, 2009


by Zanolin, M. and Vitale, S. and Makris, N.

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Asymptotic expansions of Maximum Likelihood estimators errors, with an application to gravitational waves generated in the inspiral phase of binary mergers

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009


by Zanolin, M. and Vitale, S. and Makris, N.

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Classifying LISA gravitational wave burst signals using Bayesian evidence

Thursday, November 5th, 2009


by Feroz, Farhan and Gair, Jonathan R. and Graff, Philip and Hobson, Michael P and Lasenby, Anthony
21 pages, 11 figures, submitted to CQG

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Detection of IMBHs with ground-based gravitational wave observatories: A biography of a binary of black holes, from birth to death

Monday, October 5th, 2009


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Santamaria, Lucia
Submitted to ApJ; abstract abridged, figure 1 has a lower resolution

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Fundamental Theoretical Bias in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics and the Parameterized Post-Einsteinian Framework

Thursday, September 24th, 2009


by Yunes, Nicolas and Pretorius, Frans
25 pages, submitted to Phys. Rev. D

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Searching for Galactic White Dwarf Binaries in the Second Mock LISA Data Challenge using an F-Statistic Template Bank

Friday, August 28th, 2009


by Whelan, John T. and Prix, Reinhard and Khurana, Deepak
26 pages, 11 figures

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Binaries of massive black holes in rotating clusters: Dynamics, gravitational waves, detection and the role of eccentricity

Friday, August 7th, 2009


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Eichhorn, Christoph and Porter, Ed and Spurzem, Rainer
21 pages, 12 figs, to appear in MNRAS, abstract abridged for arxiv

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Gravitational wave forms for a three-body system in Lagrange’s orbit: parameter determinations and a binary source test

Thursday, July 30th, 2009


by Asada, Hideki
21 pages, 3 figures, 1 table

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Parameter estimation for coalescing massive binary black holes with LISA using the full 2PN gravitational waveform and spin-orbit precession

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009


by Klein, Antoine and Jetzer, Philippe and Sereno, Mauro
20 pages, 20 figures. Submitted to Phys. Rev. D

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Targeted search for continuous gravitational waves: Bayesian versus maximum-likelihood statistics

Saturday, July 18th, 2009


by Prix, Reinhard and Krishnan, Badri
12 pages, presented at GWDAW13, to appear in CQG

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Gravitational waves production from stellar encounters around massive black holes

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


by De Laurentis, M. and Capozziello, S.
6 pages, 3 figures; Multifrequency Behaviour of High-Energy Cosmic Sources, Vulcano Workshop 2009

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Constraining alternative theories of gravity by gravitational waves from precessing eccentric compact binaries with LISA

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009


by Yagi, Kent and Tanaka, Takahiro
37 pages, 16 figures

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Quasinormal modes of black holes and black branes

Thursday, June 4th, 2009


by Berti, Emanuele and Cardoso, Vitor and Starinets, Andrei O.
112 pages, 20 figures, 4 tables. Invited Topical Review for CQG. Comments and suggestions are welcome. QNM data and Mathematica notebooks are available at http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/~berti/qnms.html and http://gamow.ist.utl.pt/~vitor/ringdown

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Integrated Sachs-Wolfe Effect for Gravitational Radiation

Sunday, May 17th, 2009


by Laguna, Pablo and Larson, Shane L. and Spergel, David and Yunes, Nicolas
4 pages, 1 figure

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