Parameter Estimation for Gravitational-wave Bursts with the BayesWave Pipeline.

  title={Parameter Estimation for Gravitational-wave Bursts with the BayesWave Pipeline.},
  author={Bence B{\'e}csy and Peter Raffai and Neil J. Cornish and Reed Essick and Jonah B. Kanner and Erik Katsavounidis and Tyson B. Littenberg and M Millhouse and Salvatore Vitale},
  journal={The Astrophysical journal},
  volume={839 No 1}
We provide a comprehensive multi-aspect study of the performance of a pipeline used by the LIGO-Virgo Collaboration for estimating parameters of gravitational-wave bursts. We add simulated signals with four different morphologies (sine-Gaussians (SGs), Gaussians, white-noise bursts, and binary black hole signals) to simulated noise samples representing noise of the two Advanced LIGO detectors during their first observing run. We recover them with the BayesWave (BW) pipeline to study its… Expand
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