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Astron. Astrophys. 364, 419-422 (2000)

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Algorithms for search of correlation between GRBs and gravitational wave bursts

G. Modestino 1 and G. Pizzella 1,2

1 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - LNF, Via E. Fermi 40, 00044 Frascati (Roma), Italy
2 Universita' di Roma "Tor Vergata", Dipartimento di Fisica, Via O. Raimondo, 00173 Roma, Italy

Received 21 February 2000 / Accepted 16 October 2000


The problem to search for possible correlation between the Gamma Ray Bursts of still unknown origin and data recorded with the Gravitational Wave detectors is studied. A new algorithm for this search based on the Kolmogoroff comparison of distributions is given, which is not affected by the presence of non-gaussian noise.

Key words: gravitational waves – methods: data analysis – gamma rays: bursts

Send offprint requests to: G. Modestino (modestino@lnf.infn.it)

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Online publication: January 29, 2001