This program computes the maximum weighted cross-correlation of a black hole merger waveforms (contained in data files) with ringdown waveforms. The input data file(s) contain close-limit approximations or numerical relativity results for the merger of two black holes.
To execute the program:
corr [options] [file1 [file2]] options: -h prints a help message -m mass specifies the black hole mass (in solar masses) -s spin specifies the dimensionless black hole spin [0,1) -p powfile file containing the noise power spectrumHere, file1 and file2 are optional filenames containing the waveform data. If two arguments are present, the cross-correlations of the data in the two files is computed; otherwise, the cross-correlation of the data in the single file (or in file close-limit.dat if there are no arguments) with a Schwarzschild ringdown is computed. If a power spectrum filename is not specified, the program looks for ligo-0.dat. Includes/ring-corr.tex