libprofit: Image creation from luminosity profiles

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libprofit: Image creation from luminosity profiles

Post by Ada Coda » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:07 am

libprofit: Image creation from luminosity profiles

Abstract: libprofit is a C++ library for image creation based on different luminosity profiles. It offers fast and accurate two-dimensional integration for a useful number of profiles, including Sersic, Core-Sersic, broken-exponential, Ferrer, Moffat, empirical King, point-source and sky, with a simple mechanism for adding new profiles. libprofit provides a utility to read the model and profile parameters from the command-line and generate the corresponding image. It can output the resulting image as text values, a binary stream, or as a simple FITS file. It also provides a shared library exposing an API that can be used by any third-party application. R and Python interfaces are available: ProFit (ascl:1612.004) and PyProfit (ascl:1612.005).

Credit: Robotham, A.S.G.; Taranu, D.; Tobar, R.

Site: https://github.com/ICRAR/libprofit
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017MNRAS.466.1513R

Bibcode: 2016ascl.soft12003R

ID: ascl:1612.003
Last edited by Ada Coda on Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:52 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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