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[ascl:1609.002] StarPy: Quenched star formation history parameters of a galaxy using MCMC

StarPy derives the quenching star formation history (SFH) of a single galaxy through the Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo method code emcee (ascl:1303.002). The sample function implements the emcee EnsembleSampler function for the galaxy colors input. Burn-in is run and calculated for the length specified before the sampler is reset and then run for the length of steps specified. StarPy provides the ability to use the look-up tables provided or creating your own.

Code site:
https://github.com/zooniverse/starpy
Described in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015MNRAS.450..435S
Bibcode:
2016ascl.soft09002S
Preferred citation method:

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015MNRAS.450..435S and acknowledgement: This work has made use of the StarPy star formation history Python code described in Smethurst et al. (2015).


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