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ECCSAMPLES: Bayesian Priors for Orbital Eccentricity

Postby Ada Coda » Sun Nov 30, 2014 8:32 pm

ECCSAMPLES: Bayesian Priors for Orbital Eccentricity

Abstract: ECCSAMPLES solves the inverse cumulative density function (CDF) of a Beta distribution, sometimes called the IDF or inverse transform sampling. This allows one to sample from the relevant priors directly. ECCSAMPLES actually provides joint samples for both the eccentricity and the argument of periastron, since for transiting systems they display non-zero covariance.

Credit: Kipping, David

Site: https://github.com/davidkipping/ECCSAMPLES
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014MNRAS.444.2263K

Bibcode: 2014ascl.soft11017K

ID: ascl:1411.017
Last edited by Ada Coda on Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:29 am, edited 1 time in total.
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