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Measuring galaxy morphology at $z>1$. I - calibration of automated proxies

@article{HuertasCompany2014MeasuringGM,
  title={Measuring galaxy morphology at \$z>1\$. I - calibration of automated proxies},
  author={Marc Huertas-Company and Sugata Kaviraj and Simona Mei and Robert W. O’Connell and Rogier A. Windhorst and S. H. Cohen and .P. Hathi and Anton M. Koekemoer and Rossella Licitra and Anand Raichoor and Michael J. Rutkowski},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  year={2014}
}
[abridged] New near-infrared surveys, using the HST, offer an unprecedented opportunity to study rest-frame optical galaxy morphologies at z>1 and to calibrate automated morphological parameters that will play a key role in classifying future massive datasets like EUCLID or LSST. We study automated parameters (e.g. CAS, Gini, M20) of massive galaxies at 1 1: bulge-dominated systems have systematically higher concentration and Gini coefficients and are less asymmetric and rounder than disk… 

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