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AGAMA: Action-based galaxy modeling framework

Postby Ada Coda » Wed May 09, 2018 6:28 am

AGAMA: Action-based galaxy modeling framework

Abstract: The AGAMA library models galaxies. It computes gravitational potential and forces, performs orbit integration and analysis, and can convert between position/velocity and action/angle coordinates. It offers a framework for finding best-fit parameters of a model from data and self-consistent multi-component galaxy models, and contains useful auxiliary utilities such as various mathematical routines. The core of the library is written in C++, and there are Python and Fortran interfaces. AGAMA may be used as a plugin for the stellar-dynamical software packages galpy (ascl:1411.008), AMUSE (ascl:1107.007), and NEMO (ascl:1010.051).

Credit: Vasiliev, Eugene


Bibcode: 2018ascl.soft05008V

ID: ascl:1805.008

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