XMM-Newton Science Analysis System
xmmselect (xmmselect-2.64.5) [xmmsas_20040318_1831-6.0.0]
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xmmselect is a GUI (Graphical User Interface) meta-task which allows
the SAS user to control the generation of final products, i.e., filtered
event lists, images, histograms, OGIP spectra/rate curves,
Auxiliary Response Files (ARFs), and Redistributuion Matrix Files (RMFs)
from an initial event list data set in an interactive manner. It is intended
to be used quite extensively in a typical analysis session in which the user
will want to start from a calibrated event list as created by the automatic
pipeline processing and generate OGIP-compliant products
eligible for the final stages of interactive analysis, such as, spectral
fitting with Xspec, and timing analysis with Xronos.
In this process one wants to
enter a loop of stepwise refinements of the products in question:
xmmselect provides functionality to perform this type of processing in
a convenient manner.
- Filter the event list under the control of a boolean selection
- Accumulate a product from the events which passed the filters
- Visualize the product
- Correlate features in the products with made selections and
refine the selection
- Go back to step 1.
XMM-Newton SOC/SSC -- 2004-03-18