Deep learning for galaxy mergers in the galaxy main sequence

William J. Pearson, Lingyu Wang, James Trayford, Carlo E. Petrillo, Floris F. S. van der Tak

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Starburst galaxies are often found to be the result of galaxy mergers. As a result, galaxy mergers are often believed to lie above the galaxy main sequence: the tight correlation between stellar mass and star formation rate. Here, we aim to test this claim.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChallenges in Panchromatic Modelling withNext Generation Facilities
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings
EditorsM. Boquien, E. Lusso, C. Gruppioni , P. Tissera
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 10-Jun-2020

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Publisher International Astronomical Union
ISSN (Print)743-9213
ISSN (Electronic)1743-9221


  • methods: data analysis
  • galaxies: evolution
  • galaxies: interactions
  • galaxies: starburst
  • infrared: galaxies
  • Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies

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