DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS USING PROJECTIONS ON KARHUNEN–LOEVE EIGENIMAGES: FORWARD MODELING

@article{Pueyo2016DETECTIONAC,
  title={DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS USING PROJECTIONS ON KARHUNEN–LOEVE EIGENIMAGES: FORWARD MODELING},
  author={Laurent Pueyo},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={824}
}
  • L. Pueyo
  • Published 20 April 2016
  • Geology, Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
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