# An integrated analysis of radial velocities in planet searches

@article{Cumming2010AnIA, title={An integrated analysis of radial velocities in planet searches}, author={Andrew Cumming and Diana Dragomir}, journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society}, year={2010}, volume={401}, pages={1029-1042} }

We discuss a Bayesian approach to the analysis of radial velocities in planet searches. We use a combination of exact and approximate analytic and numerical techniques to efficiently evaluate χ 2 for multiple values of orbital parameters, and to carry out the marginalization integrals for a single planet including the possibility of a long-term trend. The result is a robust algorithm that is rapid enough for use in real-time analysis that outputs constraints on orbital parameters and false…

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