Results for "Thirupathi Guggulothu"

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Code Smell Detection using Multilabel Classification ApproachFeb 08 2019Code smells are characteristics of the software that indicates a code or design problem which can make software hard to understand, evolve, and maintain. The code smell detection tools proposed in the literature produce different results, as smells are ... More
Convergence Analysis of the Lowest Order Weakly Penalized Adaptive Discontinuous Galerkin MethodsSep 11 2012In this article, we prove convergence of the weakly penalized adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods. Unlike other works, we derive the contraction property for various discontinuous Galerkin methods only assuming the stabilizing parameters are large ... More
A Posteriori and A Priori Error Estimates of Quadratic Finite Element Method for Elliptic Obstacle ProblemApr 11 2014A residual based {\em a posteriori} error estimator is derived for a quadratic finite element method (fem) for the elliptic obstacle problem. The error estimator involves various residuals consisting the data of the problem, discrete solution and a Lagrange ... More
Inhomogeneous Dirichlet Boundary Condition in the A Posteriori Error Control of the Obstacle ProblemNov 09 2016We propose a new and simpler residual based a posteriori error estimator for finite element approximation of the elliptic obstacle problem. The results in the article are two fold. Firstly, we address the influence of the inhomogeneous Dirichlet boundary ... More
Bubbles Enriched Quadratic Finite Element Method for the 3D-Elliptic Obstacle ProblemNov 09 2016Optimally convergent (with respect to the regularity) quadratic finite element method for two dimensional obstacle problem on simplicial meshes is studied in (Brezzi, Hager, Raviart, Numer. Math, 28:431--443, 1977). There was no analogue of a quadratic ... More
Modelling high resolution Echelle spectrographs for calibrations: Hanle Echelle spectrograph, a case studyMay 03 2015We present a modelling scheme that predicts the centroids of spectral line features for a high resolution Echelle spectrograph to a high accuracy. Towards this, a computing scheme is used, whereby any astronomical spectrograph can be modelled and controlled ... More
A Frame Work for the Error Analysis of Discontinuous Finite Element Methods for Elliptic Optimal Control Problems and Applications to $C^0$ IP methodsNov 04 2014In this article, an abstract framework for the error analysis of discontinuous Galerkin methods for control constrained optimal control problems is developed. The analysis establishes the best approximation result from a priori analysis point of view ... More
Field dependent Anisotropic Micro Rheological and Microstructrual properties of FerrofluidsSep 18 2013Feb 20 2014We have measured micro-rheological and micro-structural properties of a super paramagnetic ferrofluid made of Mn$_{0.75}$Zn$_{0.25}$Fe$_2$O$_4$ (MZF) nanoparticles, using passive microrheology in a home built inverted microscope. Thermal motion of a probe ... More
Equivalence of local-and global-best approximations, a simple stable local commuting projector, and optimal $hp$ approximation estimates in $H(\mathrm{div})$Aug 22 2019Given an arbitrary function in H(div), we show that the error attained by the global-best approximation by H(div)-conforming piecewise polynomial Raviart-Thomas-N\'ed\'elec elements under additional constraints on the divergence and normal flux on the ... More
Chemical composition of two bright extremely metal-poor stars from the SDSS MARVELS pre-surveyMay 06 2018\sdsszeroeight\ (V = 11.4; [Fe/H] = $-$3.1) and \sdssonethree\ (V = 12.4; [Fe/H] = $-$3.2) were observed with the SDSS 2.5-m telescope as part of the SDSS-MARVELS spectroscopic pre-survey, and were identified as extremely metal-poor (EMP; [Fe/H] $< -3.0$) ... More
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars. I. A SOAR/OSIRIS Pilot StudyNov 27 2006We report on an abundance analysis for a pilot study of seven Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor (CEMP) stars, based on medium-resolution optical and near-infrared spectroscopy. The optical spectra are used to estimate [Fe/H], [C/Fe], [N/Fe], and [Ba/Fe] for ... More
The Frequency of Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars in the Galaxy from the HERES sampleSep 26 2006We estimate the frequency of Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor (CEMP) stars among very metal-poor stars, based on an analysis of 349 stars with available high-resolution spectra observed as part of the Hamburg/ESO R-process Enhanced Star (HERES) survey. We obtain ... More
Discovery of a Low-Mass Companion to the Solar-Type Star TYC 2534-698-1Nov 06 2008Brown dwarfs and low-mass stellar companions are interesting objects to study since they occupy the mass region between deuterium and hydrogen burning. We report here the serendipitous discovery of a low-mass companion in an eccentric orbit around a solar-type ... More
Searches for Metal-Poor Stars from the Hamburg/ESO Survey using the CH G-bandSep 19 2011We describe a new method to search for metal-poor candidates from the Hamburg/ESO objective-prism survey (HES) based on identifying stars with apparently strong CH G-band strengths for their colors. The hypothesis we exploit is that large over-abundances ... More
[O/Fe] Estimates for Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars from Near-IR SpectroscopyJan 12 2011We report on oxygen abundances determined from medium-resolution near-IR spectroscopy for a sample of 57 carbon-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP) stars selected from the Hamburg/ESO survey. The majority of our program stars exhibit oxygen-to-iron ratios in the ... More
The SEGUE Stellar Parameter Pipeline. V. Estimation of Alpha-Element Abundance Ratios From Low-Resolution SDSS/SEGUE Stellar SpectraOct 14 2010We present a method for the determination of [alpha/Fe] ratios from low-resolution (R = 2000) SDSS/SEGUE stellar spectra. By means of a star-by-star comparison with degraded spectra from the ELODIE spectral library and with a set of moderately high-resolution ... More
High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Extremely Metal-Poor Stars from SDSS/SEGUE: I. Atmospheric Parameters and Chemical CompositionsOct 06 2012Chemical compositions are determined based on high-resolution spectroscopy for 137 candidate extremely metal-poor (EMP) stars selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) and its first stellar extension, the Sloan Extension for Galactic Understanding ... More
A Search for Unrecognized Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars in the GalaxyJan 14 2010We have developed a new procedure to search for carbon-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP) stars from the Hamburg/ESO (HES) prism-survey plates. This method employs an extended line index for the CH G-band, which we demonstrate to have superior behavior when compared ... More
The [Fe/H], [C/Fe], and [alpha/Fe] distributions of the Bootes I Dwarf Spheroidal GalaxyJun 10 2011We present the results of a low-resolution spectral abundance study of 25 stars in the Bootes I dwarf spheroidal (dSph) galaxy. The data were obtained with the LRIS instrument at Keck Observatory, and allow us to measure [Fe/H], [C/Fe], and [alpha/Fe] ... More
Carbon-enhanced Metal-poor Stars in SDSS/SEGUE. I. Carbon Abundance Estimation and Frequency of CEMP StarsOct 11 2013We describe a method for the determination of stellar [C/Fe] abundance ratios using low-resolution (R = 2000) stellar spectra from the SDSS and SEGUE. By means of a star-by-star comparison with a set of SDSS/SEGUE spectra with available estimates of [C/Fe] ... More
Target Selection for the SDSS-III MARVELS SurveyMay 18 2015We present the target selection process for the Multi-object APO Radial Velocity Exoplanets Large-area Survey (MARVELS), which is part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) III. MARVELS is a medium-resolution ($R \sim 11000$) multi-fiber spectrograph ... More
Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars. III. Main-Sequence Turn-Off Stars from the SDSS/SEGUE SampleJan 28 2008The chemical compositions of seven Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor (CEMP) turn-off stars are determined from high-resolution spectroscopy. Five of them are selected from the SDSS/SEGUE sample of metal-poor stars. The effective temperatures of these objects ... More
The SEGUE Stellar Parameter Pipeline. IV. Validation with an Extended Sample of Galactic Globular and Open ClustersAug 11 2010Oct 14 2010Spectroscopic and photometric data for likely member stars of five Galactic globular clusters (M3, M53, M71, M92, and NGC 5053) and three open clusters (M35, NGC 2158, and NGC 6791) are processed by the current version of the SEGUE Stellar Parameter Pipeline ... More
Mapping the Galactic Halo VIII: Quantifying substructureMar 17 2009Jun 18 2009We have measured the amount of kinematic substructure in the Galactic halo using the final data set from the Spaghetti project, a pencil-beam high latitude sky survey. Our sample contains 101 photometrically selected and spectroscopically confirmed giants ... More
The Case for the Dual Halo of the Milky WayApr 13 2011Dec 03 2011Carollo et al. have recently resolved the stellar population of the Milky Way halo into at least two distinct components, an inner halo and an outer halo. This result has been criticized by Schoenrich et al., who claim that the retrograde signature associated ... More
Discovery of a Low-Mass Companion to a Metal-Rich F Star with the MARVELS Pilot ProjectJun 08 2010We report the discovery of a low-mass companion orbiting the metal-rich, main sequence F star TYC 2949-00557-1 during the MARVELS (Multi-object APO Radial Velocity Exoplanet Large-area Survey) Pilot Project. The host star has an effective temperature ... More
Very Low-Mass Stellar and Substellar Companions to Solar-like Stars From MARVELS VI: A Giant Planet and a Brown Dwarf Candidate in a Close Binary System HD 87646Aug 11 2016We report the detections of a giant planet (MARVELS-7b) and a brown dwarf candidate (MARVELS-7c) around the primary star in the close binary system, HD 87646. It is the first close binary system with more than one substellar circum-primary companion discovered ... More
High-resolution Infrared Spectrograph for Exoplanet Characterization with the Keck and Thirty Meter TelescopesAug 09 2019HISPEC (High-resolution Infrared Spectrograph for Exoplanet Characterization) is a proposed diffraction-limited spectrograph for the W.M. Keck Observatory, and a pathfinder for the MODHIS facility project (Multi-Object Diffraction-limited High-resolution ... More
Very Low Mass Stellar and Substellar Companions to Solar-like Stars From MARVELS IV: A Candidate Brown Dwarf or Low-Mass Stellar Companion to HIP 67526Jul 12 2013We report the discovery of a candidate brown dwarf or a very low mass stellar companion (MARVELS-5b) to the star HIP 67526 from the Multi-object APO Radial Velocity Exoplanet Large-area Survey (MARVELS). The radial velocity curve for this object contains ... More
MARVELS-1b: A Short-Period, Brown Dwarf Desert Candidate from the SDSS-III MARVELS Planet SearchNov 23 2010We present a new short-period brown dwarf candidate around the star TYC 1240-00945-1. This candidate was discovered in the first year of the Multi-object APO Radial Velocity Exoplanets Large-area Survey (MARVELS), which is part of the third phase of the ... More
The Milky Way Tomography with SDSS: II. Stellar MetallicityApr 24 2008Apr 24 2008Using effective temperature and metallicity derived from SDSS spectra for ~60,000 F and G type main sequence stars (0.2<g-r<0.6), we develop polynomial models for estimating these parameters from the SDSS u-g and g-r colors. We apply this method to SDSS ... More
Very Low-mass Stellar and Substellar Companions to Solar-like Stars from Marvels III: A Short-Period Brown Dwarf Candidate Around An Active G0Iv SubgiantNov 26 2012Nov 28 2012We present an eccentric, short-period brown dwarf candidate orbiting the active, slightly evolved subgiant star TYC 2087-00255-1, which has effective temperature T_eff = 5903+/-42 K, surface gravity log (g) = 4.07+/-0.16 (cgs), and metallicity [Fe/H] ... More
Very Low-mass Stellar and Substellar Companions to Solar-like Stars from MARVELS II: A Short-period Companion Orbiting an F Star with Evidence of a Stellar Tertiary And Significant Mutual InclinationJun 24 2012We report the discovery via radial velocity of a short-period (P = 2.430420 \pm 0.000006 days) companion to the F-type main sequence star TYC 2930-00872-1. A long-term trend in the radial velocities indicates the presence of a tertiary stellar companion ... More
The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer Book 2018Oct 19 2018Oct 25 2018(Abridged) This is the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer 2018 book. It is intended as a concise reference guide to all aspects of the scientific and technical design of MSE, for the international astronomy and engineering communities, and related agencies. ... More
The Detailed Science Case for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer: the Composition and Dynamics of the Faint UniverseMay 31 2016MSE is an 11.25m aperture observatory with a 1.5 square degree field of view that will be fully dedicated to multi-object spectroscopy. More than 3200 fibres will feed spectrographs operating at low (R ~ 2000 - 3500) and moderate (R ~ 6000) spectral resolution, ... More
The Detailed Science Case for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer, 2019 editionApr 09 2019(Abridged) The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) is an end-to-end science platform for the design, execution and scientific exploitation of spectroscopic surveys. It will unveil the composition and dynamics of the faint Universe and impact nearly ... More
The Eighth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: First Data from SDSS-IIIJan 08 2011Feb 25 2011The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) started a new phase in August 2008, with new instrumentation and new surveys focused on Galactic structure and chemical evolution, measurements of the baryon oscillation feature in the clustering of galaxies and the ... More
SDSS-III: Massive Spectroscopic Surveys of the Distant Universe, the Milky Way Galaxy, and Extra-Solar Planetary SystemsJan 07 2011Aug 17 2011Building on the legacy of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-I and II), SDSS-III is a program of four spectroscopic surveys on three scientific themes: dark energy and cosmological parameters, the history and structure of the Milky Way, and the population ... More
The Eleventh and Twelfth Data Releases of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Final Data from SDSS-IIIJan 05 2015May 21 2015The third generation of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III) took data from 2008 to 2014 using the original SDSS wide-field imager, the original and an upgraded multi-object fiber-fed optical spectrograph, a new near-infrared high-resolution spectrograph, ... More