Decision Problems in the Search for Periodicities in Gamma-Ray Astronomy

  • M. C. Maccarone
  • R. Buccheri
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 40)


The basic steps of the analysis in the search for periodic signals present in a set of single arrival times are here described, with particular attention to those nodes of the procedure for which external and subjective decisions are needed.

Final aim is to study the possibility to connect the various aspects of the analysis in a support system able to help the decision making phase by using Artificial Intelligence tools and methods.


Expert System Light Curve Residual Phasis Kernel Density Estimator Personal Taste 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Maccarone
    • 1
  • R. Buccheri
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica Cosmica ed Applicazioni dell’InformaticaC.N.R.PalermoItaly

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