2019ApJ...881L..14H


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2019ApJ...881L..14H - Astrophys. J., 881, L14-L14 (2019/August-2)

Bringing manifold learning and dimensionality reduction to SED fitters.

HEMMATI S., CAPAK P., POURRAHMANI M., NAYYERI H., STERN D., MOBASHER B., DARVISH B., DAVIDZON I., ILBERT O., MASTERS D. and SHAHIDI A.

Abstract (from CDS):

We show that unsupervised machine learning techniques are a valuable tool for both visualizing and computationally accelerating the estimation of galaxy physical properties from photometric data. As a proof of concept, we use self-organizing maps (SOMs) to visualize a spectral energy distribution (SED) model library in the observed photometry space. The resulting visual maps allow for a better understanding of how the observed data maps to physical properties and allows for better optimization of the model libraries for a given set of observational data. Next, the SOMs are used to estimate the physical parameters of 14,000 z ∼ 1 galaxies in the COSMOS field and are found to be in agreement with those measured with SED fitting. However, the SOM method is able to estimate the full probability distribution functions for each galaxy up to ∼106 times faster than direct model fitting. We conclude by discussing how this acceleration, as well as learning how the galaxy data manifold maps to physical parameter space and visualizing this mapping in lower dimensions, helps overcome other challenges in galaxy formation and evolution.

Abstract Copyright: © 2019. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.

Journal keyword(s): galaxies: fundamental parameters - galaxies: statistics

Simbad objects: 1

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N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
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ICRS (J2000)
DEC
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
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1 NAME COSMOS Field reg 10 00 28.60 +02 12 21.0           ~ 2911 0

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10 00 28.60 +02 12 21.0 [ ] D 2007ApJS..172..523M
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    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
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FK4 coord. (ep=B1950 eq=1950) :
09 57 53.49 +02 26 47.1 [ ]
Syntax of coordinates is : "ra dec (wtype) [error ellipse] quality bibcode" :
  • ra dec : right ascension and declination (unit and frame defined according to your Output Options)
    Grey values are increasing the original precision due to the computation of frame transformations
  • (wtype) : wavelength class for the origin of the coordinates (Rad, mm, IR, Optical, UV, Xray, Gam)
  • [error ellipse] : measurement uncertainty, on (ra,dec) if the positional angle is 90 degrees, on (majaxis,minaxis) otherwise (in mas at defined epoch in the original catalogue),
    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
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236.82224 +42.12163 [ ]
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