MEPSA: Multiple Excess Peak Search Algorithm

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MEPSA: Multiple Excess Peak Search Algorithm

Post by Ada Coda » Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:14 am

MEPSA: Multiple Excess Peak Search Algorithm

Abstract: MEPSA (Multiple Excess Peak Search Algorithm) identifies peaks within a uniformly sampled time series affected by uncorrelated Gaussian noise. MEPSA scans the time series at different timescales by comparing a given peak candidate with a variable number of adjacent bins. While this has originally been conceived for the analysis of gamma-ray burst light (GRB) curves, its usage can be readily extended to other astrophysical transient phenomena whose activity is recorded through different surveys. MEPSA's high flexibility permits the mask of excess patterns it uses to be tailored and optimized without modifying the code.

Credit: Guidorzi, Cristiano

Site: http://www.fe.infn.it/u/guidorzi/new_gu ... /code.html
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015A%26C....10...54G

Bibcode: 2014ascl.soft10002G

ID: ascl:1410.002
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Updated code entry.

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