Stefano Ansoldi (Udine University)

A statistical approach to the determination of model parameters in astrophysics: The case of active galactic nuclei synchrotron-self compton models
Wann Am 20.02.2012 von 11:00 bis 12:00
  • Kolloquium
Wo SH, Seminarraum
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We present the details of a recent statistical study in which parameters for Active Galactic Nuclei one zone Synchrotron-Self Compton (SSC) models have been determined by statistically rigorous fits of simultaneous multiwavelength datasets. Guided by this example we will see how, improving over common eye-ball fits, results obtained with a full-fledged chi squared minimization procedure already suggest that existing observations might require improvements to some one-zone SSC models.