Modeling the Multiwavelength Variability of Mrk 335 Using Gaussian Processes

  title={Modeling the Multiwavelength Variability of Mrk 335 Using Gaussian Processes},
  author={Ryan-Rhys Griffiths and Jiachen Jiang and Douglas J. K. Buisson and Dan R Wilkins and Luigi C. Gallo and Adam Ingram and Alpha Albert Lee and Dirk Grupe and Erin Kara and Michael L. Parker and William N. Alston and Anthony Bourached and George Cann and Andrew J. Young and Stefanie Komossa},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The optical and UV variability of the majority of active galactic nuclei may be related to the reprocessing of rapidly changing X-ray emission from a more compact region near the central black hole. Such a reprocessing model would be characterized by lags between X-ray and optical/UV emission due to differences in light travel time. Observationally, however, such lag features have been difficult to detect due to gaps in the lightcurves introduced through factors such as source visibility or… 

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