Parameter Identification — A New Way of Assessing Errors in Stellar Atmosphere Analysis

  • R. Wehrse
  • Ph. Rosenau
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 189)


For the consistent and objective determination of stellar parameters and corresponding errors a constrained minimization approach is described which allows to take additional non-spectroscopic information into account and assures that the atmospheric structure equations are always fulfilled.


Jacobi Matrice Stellar Atmosphere Carbon Star Constrain Minimization Problem Stellar Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Wehrse
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ph. Rosenau
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut f. Theoretische AstrophysikHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Interdisziplinäres Zentrum f. Wissenschaftl. RechnenHeidelbergGermany

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