MLE Iterative Application to TCP
By Elijah Bernstein-Cooper, February 16, 2015, 0 comments.

Summary of Sternberg et al. (2014)

The main predictor of HI and H2 surface densities

Iterative MLE binning

Created systematic approach to determine affect of residual scale width on the output.

Perseus

dust2gas_ratio hi_velocity_width intercept residual_width_scale
0.120 9.00016 0.01 1.5
0.120 9.00016 0.02 2.0
0.120 9.00016 0.03 2.5
0.125 8.66682 0.06 3.0
0.125 8.66682 0.06 3.5
0.125 8.33348 0.08 4.0

California

dust2gas_ratio hi_velocity_width intercept residual_width_scale
0.280 17.66700 -0.92 1.5
0.300 16.66698 -0.91 2.0
0.335 15.00028 -0.89 2.5
0.355 14.33360 -0.87 3.0
0.365 13.66692 -0.87 3.5
0.375 13.33358 -0.86 4.0