[gr-qc/0509116] FINDCHIRP: an algorithm for detection of gravitational waves from inspiraling compact binaries

Authors: Bruce Allen, Warren G. Anderson, Patrick R. Brady, Duncan A. Brown, Jolien D. E. Creighton

Date: 28 Sep 2005

Abstract: Matched-filter searches for gravitational waves from coalescing compact binaries by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration use the findchirp algorithm: an implementation of the optimal filter with innovations to account for unknown signal parameters and to improve performance on detector data that has non-stationary and non-Gaussian artifacts. We provide details on the methods used in the findchirp algorithm as used in the search for sub-solar mass binaries, binary neutron stars, neutron star--black hole binaries and binary black holes.

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