ProFit: Bayesian galaxy fitting tool

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Ada Coda
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ProFit: Bayesian galaxy fitting tool

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

ProFit: Bayesian galaxy fitting tool

Abstract: ProFit is a Bayesian galaxy fitting tool that uses the fast C++ image generation library libprofit (ascl:1612.003) and a flexible R interface to a large number of likelihood samplers. It offers a fully featured Bayesian interface to galaxy model fitting (also called profiling), using mostly the same standard inputs as other popular codes (e.g. GALFIT ascl:1104.010), but it is also able to use complex priors and a number of likelihoods.

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

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

Bibcode: 2016ascl.soft12004R

ID: ascl:1612.004
Last edited by Ada Coda on Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:05 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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