18 July 2014 Cherenkov Telescope Array science data analysis using the ctools
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The ctools are a set of analysis executables that are being developed as a framework for analysing Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) high-level data products. The ctools are inspired by science analysis software available for existing high-energy astronomy instruments, and they follow the modular ftools model developed by the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC). The ctools are based on GammaLib, a C++ library interfaced to Python that provides a framework for an instrument-independent analysis of gamma-ray data. We present the status of the software development, and describe possible workflows that can be implemented for the analysis of gamma-ray data.
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Jürgen Knödlseder, Jürgen Knödlseder, Sylvie Brau-Nogué, Sylvie Brau-Nogué, Christoph Deil, Christoph Deil, Chia-Chun Lu, Chia-Chun Lu, Pierrick Martin, Pierrick Martin, Michael Mayer, Michael Mayer, Anneli Schulz, Anneli Schulz, } "Cherenkov Telescope Array science data analysis using the ctools", Proc. SPIE 9152, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, 91522V (18 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055210; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055210
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