# Bayesian parameter estimation for targeted anisotropic gravitational-wave background

@article{Tsukada2022BayesianPE, title={Bayesian parameter estimation for targeted anisotropic gravitational-wave background}, author={Leo Tsukada and Santiago Jaraba and Deepali Agarwal and Erik Floden}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2022} }

Extended sources of the stochastic gravitational backgrounds have been conventionally searched on the spherical harmonics bases. The analysis during the previous observing runs by the ground-based gravitational wave detectors, such LIGO and Virgo, have yielded the constraints on the angular power spectrum $C_\ell$, yet it lacks the capability of estimating model parameters. In this paper, we introduce an alternative Bayesian formalism to search for such stochastic signals with a particular…

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