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ligo-cbc/pycbc: Post-O2 Release 8

Alex Nitz; Ian Harry; Duncan Brown; Christopher M. Biwer; Josh Willis; Tito Dal Canton; Larne Pekowsky; Thomas Dent; Collin Capano; Andrew R. Williamson; Soumi De; Miriam Cabero; Bernd Machenschalk; Prayush Kumar; Steven Reyes; Thomas Massinger; Amber Lenon; Stephen Fairhurst; Alex Nielsen; Duncan Macleod; shasvath; Francesco Pannarale; Leo Singer; Stanislav Babak; Hunter Gabbard; dfinstad; John Veitch; CBC Sugar; Sebastian Khan; Lorena Magaña Zertuche

This is the eighth post-O2 release of PyCBC for analysis of data taken during Advanced LIGO's second observing run and Advanced Virgo's first observing run. This release is identical to the 1.9.3, except that it contains that fixes the bad file in v1.9.3.

This release has been tested against LALSuite with the hash:


This provides functionality to provide a windowing function to apply to data segments before PSD estimation.

Details of the changes since the 1.9.2 release are at

A Docker container for this release is available from the pycbc/pycbc-el7 repository on Docker Hub and can be downloaded using the command:

docker pull pycbc/pycbc-el7:v1.9.4

On a machine with CVMFS installed, a pre-built virtual environment is available for Red Hat 7 compatible operating systems by running the command:

source /cvmfs/

and for Debian 8 compatible operating systems by running the command:

source /cvmfs/

A bundled pycbc_inspiral executable for use on the Open Science Grid is available at


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