Proc. IAU volume 13, issue S337, P25-28 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317007682 View full text
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R. J. Lyon

Abstract: For fifty years astronomers have been searching for pulsar signals in observational data. Throughout this time the process of choosing detections worthy of investigation, so called candidate selection, has been effective, yielding thousands of pulsar discoveries. Yet in recent years technological advances have permitted the proliferation of pulsar-like candidates, straining our candidate selection capabilities, and ultimately reducing selection accuracy. To overcome such problems, we now apply intelligent mac…

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