Robust Bayesian detection of unmodelled bursts

Searle, A.C., Sutton, P.J., Tinto, M. and Woan, G. (2008) Robust Bayesian detection of unmodelled bursts. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 25(11), p. 114038. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/25/11/114038)

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Abstract

We develop a Bayesian treatment of the problem of detecting unmodelled gravitational wave bursts using the new global network of interferometric detectors. We also compare this Bayesian treatment with existing coherent methods, and demonstrate that the existing methods make implicit assumptions on the distribution of signals that make them sub-optimal for realistic signal populations.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Woan, Professor Graham
Authors: Searle, A.C., Sutton, P.J., Tinto, M., and Woan, G.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Classical and Quantum Gravity
Publisher:Institute of Physics
ISSN:0264-9381

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
459312Investigations in Gravitational Radiation.Sheila RowanScience & Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)ST/I001085/1Physics and Astronomy