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Searching for outliers in the Chandra Source Catalog

@inproceedings{Swarm2022SearchingFO,
  title={Searching for outliers in the Chandra Source Catalog},
  author={Dustin K. Swarm and Casey T. DeRoo and Yanan Liu and Simon C Watkins},
  year={2022}
}
Astronomers are increasingly faced with a deluge of information, and finding worthwhile targets of study in the sea of data can be difficult. Outlier identification studies are a method that can be used to focus investigations by presenting a smaller set of sources that could prove interesting because they do not follow the trends of the underlying population. We apply a principal component analysis (PCA) and an unsupervised random forest algorithm (uRF) to sources from the Chandra Source Catalog v… 

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