LIGO Document T0900149-v3

The F-statistic and its implementation in ComputeFStatistic_v2

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LIGO-T0900149-v3
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T - Technical notes
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LIGO-T0900149-v6
09 Apr 2019, 16:03
LIGO-T0900149-v2
06 May 2010, 04:59
LIGO-T0900149-v1
04 Jan 2010, 03:00
Abstract:
These notes represent a somewhat high-level documentation of ComputeFStatistic_v2, starting from the derivation of the F-statistic, down to expressions that very closely resemble what is actually implemented in the code.
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Notes and Changes:
added section on derivation of SNR^2 average
added TOC
v3: re-worked handling and notation of non-stationary, non-complete data, restructured sectioning

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