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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

arXiv:1206.0915

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

arXiv:1201.3684

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

arXiv:1201.2113

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

arXiv:1111.3737

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

arXiv:1104.5650

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

arXiv:1102.0769

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

arXiv:1101.4970

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

arXiv:1101.3591

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

arXiv:1012.1549

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

arXiv:1009.1870

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

arXiv:1007.4820

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

arXiv:1006.3759

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

arXiv:1004.3499

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

arXiv:1002.4153

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

arXiv:0909.0563

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

arXiv:1001.5380

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

arXiv:0912.0065

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

arXiv:0912.0065

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

arXiv:0911.0288

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

arXiv:0910.0254

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

arXiv:0909.3328

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

arXiv:0908.3766

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

arXiv:0908.0755

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

arXiv:0907.5091

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

arXiv:0907.3318

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

arXiv:0907.2569

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

arXiv:0906.4923

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

arXiv:0906.4269

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

arXiv:0905.2975

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

arXiv:0905.1908

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

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