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Algorithms in SDSS Data Release 9

This page contains detailed information about the algorithms used to process the imaging and spectroscopic data used in SDSS and SDSS-III.


Important considerations that affect all forms of SDSS data

Target selection

Algorithms that define how various spectroscopic programs of the SDSS select objects for spectroscopic follow-up


Algorithms that process spectra

Spectroscopic Catalogs

Algorithms that create the spectroscopic catalog data


Algorithms that process SDSS images

Image catalogs

Algorithms that create the imaging catalog data