LIGO Document G0900561-v4

Online all-sky burst searches during the joint S6/VSR2 LIGO-Virgo science run

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LIGO-G0900561-v4
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In 2009 LIGO and Virgo detectors will start a joint science run S6/VSR2 that is expected to continue until 2011. We plan to perform a low-latency online analysis for gravitational wave bursts identifying event candidates and their sky coordinates within a few minutes after the data is collected. Such events can be passed off to other observatories (optical/radio/x-ray) for prompt follow-up study of possible electromagnetic counterpart. In this talk we describe our online pipeline and its application to coincident measurements with external observatories.
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burst online S6 VSR2 Amaldi8
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held on 21 Jun 2009 in Columbia U, New York City

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