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Phenomenological classification of the Zwicky Transient Facility astronomical event alerts

  title={Phenomenological classification of the Zwicky Transient Facility astronomical event alerts},
  author={Dmitry A. Duev and St{\'e}fan van der Walt},
The Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), a state-of-the-art optical robotic sky survey, registers on the order of a million transient events — such as supernova explosions, changes in brightness of variable sources, or moving object detections — every clear night, and generates associated real-time alerts. We present Alert-Classifying Artificial Intelligence (ACAI), an open-source deep-learning framework for the phenomenological classification of ZTF alerts. ACAI uses a set of five binary… 

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