The Mock LISA data challenges: from challenge 1B to challenge 3

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dc.contributor.author Babak, Stanislav
dc.contributor.author Baker, John
dc.contributor.author Benacquista, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Cornish, Neil
dc.contributor.author Crowder, Jeff
dc.contributor.author Larson, Shane
dc.contributor.author Plagnol, Eric
dc.contributor.author Porter, Edward
dc.contributor.author Vallisneri, Michele
dc.contributor.author Vecchio, Alberto
dc.contributor.author Arnaud, Keith
dc.contributor.author Barack, Leor
dc.contributor.author Blaut, Arkadiusz
dc.contributor.author Cutler, Curt
dc.contributor.author Fairhurst, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Gair, Jonathan
dc.contributor.author Gong, Xuefei
dc.contributor.author Harry, Ian
dc.contributor.author Khurana, Deepak
dc.contributor.author Krolak, Andrezej
dc.contributor.author Mandel, Ilya
dc.contributor.author Prix, Reinhard
dc.contributor.author Sathyaprakash, B
dc.contributor.author Savov, Pavlin
dc.contributor.author Shang, Yu
dc.contributor.author Trias, Miquel
dc.contributor.author Veitch, John
dc.contributor.author Wang, Yan
dc.contributor.author Wen, Linqing
dc.contributor.author Whelan, John
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-25T15:49:30Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-25T15:49:30Z
dc.date.issued 2008-09-21
dc.identifier.citation Classical and Quantum Gravity 25 (2008) 20pgs en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/8496
dc.description Also archived in arXiv:0806.2110 v1 Jun 12, 2008. Proceedings from the 12th Gravitational Wave Data Analysis Workshop, Cambridge MA, from 13-16 December 2007 en_US
dc.description.abstract The Mock LISA Data Challenges are a programme to demonstrate and encourage the development of LISA data-analysis capabilities, tools and techniques. At the time of this workshop, three rounds of challenges had been completed, and the next was about to start. In this article we provide a critical analysis of entries to the latest completed round, Challenge 1B. The entries confirm the consolidation of a range of data-analysis techniques for Galactic and massive–black-hole binaries, and they include the first convincing examples of detection and parameter estimation of extreme–mass-ratio inspiral sources. In this article we also introduce the next round, Challenge 3. Its data sets feature more realistic waveform models (e.g., Galactic binaries may now chirp, and massive– black-hole binaries may precess due to spin interactions), as well as new source classes (bursts from cosmic strings, isotropic stochastic backgrounds) and more complicated nonsymmetric instrument noise. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher IOP: Electronic Journals en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 25 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries no. 18 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 20 pgs. en_US
dc.title The Mock LISA data challenges: from challenge 1B to challenge 3 en_US
dc.type Proceedings en_US

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