Hierarchical Bayesian method for detecting continuous gravitational waves from an ensemble of pulsars

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Pitkin, M.; Messenger, C.; Fan, X.;
(2018)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.063001
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

When looking for gravitational wave signals from known pulsars, targets have been treated using independent searches. Here we use a hierarchical Bayesian framework to combine observations from individual sources for two purposes: to produce a detection statistic for the... View more
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