With the detection of gravitational wave emissions from from merging compact objects, it is now more important than ever to effectively mine the data-set of gamma-satellites for non-triggered, short-duration transients. Hence we developed a new method called the Automatized Detector Weight Optimization (ADWO), applicable for space-borne detectors such as Fermi’s GBM and RHESSI’s Ge detectors. Provided that the trigger time of an astrophysical event is well known (as in the case of a gravitational wave detection) but the detector response matrix is uncertain, ADWO combines the data of all detectors and energy channels to provide the best signal-to-noise ratio. We used ADWO to successfully identify any potential electromagnetic counterpart of gravitational wave events, as well as to detect previously un-triggered short-duration GRBs in the data-sets.
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