Convolutional neural networks for transient candidate vetting in large-scale surveys

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Gieseke, F.; Bloemen, S.; Bogaard, C. van den; Heskes, T.; Kindler, J.; Scalzo, R.A.; Ribeiro, V.A.R.M.; Roestel, J. van; Groot, P.J.; Yuan, F.; Möller, A.; Tucker, B.E.;
(2017)

Current synoptic sky surveys monitor large areas of the sky to find variable and transient astronomical sources. As the number of detections per night at a single telescope easily exceeds several thousand, current detection pipelines make intensive use of machine learni... View more