Statistical decision theory and adaptive optics: A rigorous approach to exoplanet detection

Luca Caucci, Harrison H. Barrett, Nicholas Devaney, Jeffrey J. Rodríguez

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Abstract

Statistical decision theory is applied to the problem of exoplanet detection with AO. We derive optimal observers for the detection of exoplanets in AO images. Theoretical results are verified by running simulation tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdaptive Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528381, 9781557528384
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2007 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: Jun 18 2007Jun 18 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2007
CountryCanada
CityVancouver
Period6/18/076/18/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Caucci, L., Barrett, H. H., Devaney, N., & Rodríguez, J. J. (2007). Statistical decision theory and adaptive optics: A rigorous approach to exoplanet detection. In Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.