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Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser.
Volume 118, Number 3, September 1996
Page(s) 587 - 594
Published online 15 September 1996
Searching for periodicity in weighted time point series DOI: 10.1051/aas:1996103

Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series, Vol. 118, September 1996, 587-594

Searching for periodicity in weighted time point series

L. Jetsu and J. Pelt

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Observatory, P.O. Box 14, SF--00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
NORDITA, Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tartu Astrophysical Observatory, Tõravere 1--6, Tartu 202444, Estonia

Received July 17, 1995; accepted January 20, 1996


Consistent statistics for two methods of searching for periodicity in a series of weighted time points are formulated. An approach based on the bootstrap method to estimate the accuracy of detected periodicity is presented.

Key words: methods: statistical; analytical

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