Error-analysis and comparison to analytical models of numerical waveforms produced by the NRAR Collaboration

@article{Hinder2013ErroranalysisAC,
  title={Error-analysis and comparison to analytical models of numerical waveforms produced by the NRAR Collaboration},
  author={Ian Hinder and Alessandra Buonanno and Michael Boyle and Zachariah B. Etienne and James Healy and Nathan K. Johnson-McDaniel and Alessandro Nagar and Hiroyuki Nakano and Yi Pan and Harald P. Pfeiffer and Michael Purrer and Christian Reisswig and Mark A. Scheel and Erik Schnetter and Ulrich Sperhake and B'ela Szil'agyi and Wolfgang Tichy and Barry Wardell and Anıl Zenginoğlu and D. Alic and Sebastiano Bernuzzi and Tanja Bode and Bernd Brugmann and Luisa T. Buchman and Manuela Campanelli and Tony Chu and Thibault Damour and Jason Grigsby and Mark D. Hannam and Roland Haas and Daniel A. Hemberger and Sascha Husa and Lawrence E. Kidder and Pablo Laguna and Lionel London and Geoffrey Lovelace and Carlos O. Lousto and Pedro Marronetti and Richard A. Matzner and Philipp Mosta and Abdul H. Mrou'e and Doreen Muller and Bruno C. Mundim and Andrea Nerozzi and Vasileios Paschalidis and Denis Pollney and George Reifenberger and Luciano Rezzolla and Stuart L. Shapiro and Deirdre M. Shoemaker and Andrea Taracchini and Nicholas W. Taylor and Saul A. Teukolsky and Marcus Thierfelder and Helvi Witek and Yosef Zlochower Albert Einstein Institute and University of Maryland and Cornell University and Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Georgia Institute of Technology and Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena and Institut des Hautes 'Etudes Scientifiques and Rochester Institute of Technology and Kyoto University and University of Toronto and Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and Cardiff University and California Institute of Technology. and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and University of Guelph and Louisiana State University and University of Cambridge and Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences and The University of Mississippi and Florida Atlantic University and University College Dublin and California State University Fullerton and National Science Foundation and The University of Texas at Austin and Universidade T'ecnica de Lisboa and Universitat de les Illes Balears and Rhodes University and Institut fur Theoretische Physik Frankfurt},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={025012}
}
The Numerical–Relativity–Analytical–Relativity (NRAR) collaboration is a joint effort between members of the numerical relativity, analytical relativity and gravitational-wave data analysis communities. The goal of the NRAR collaboration is to produce numerical-relativity simulations of compact binaries and use them to develop accurate analytical templates for the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration to use in detecting gravitational-wave signals and extracting astrophysical information from them. We… Expand
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