# The NINJA-2 catalog of hybrid post-Newtonian/numerical-relativity waveforms for non-precessing black-hole binaries

@article{Ajith2012TheNC, title={The NINJA-2 catalog of hybrid post-Newtonian/numerical-relativity waveforms for non-precessing black-hole binaries}, author={Parameswaran Ajith and Michael Boyle and Duncan A. Brown and Bernd Brugmann and Luisa T. Buchman and Laura Cadonati and Manuela Campanelli and Tony Chu and Zachariah B. Etienne and Stephen Fairhurst and Mark D. Hannam and James Healy and Ian Hinder and Sascha Husa and Lawrence E. Kidder and Badri Krishnan and Pablo Laguna and Yuk Tung Liu and Lionel London and Carlos O. Lousto and Geoffrey Lovelace and Ilana MacDonald and Pedro Marronetti and Satyanarayan Ray Pitambar Mohapatra and Philipp Mosta and Doreen Muller and Bruno C. Mundim and Hiroyuki Nakano and Frank Ohme and Vasileios Paschalidis and Larne Pekowsky and Denis Pollney and Harald P. Pfeiffer and Marcelo Ponce and Michael Purrer and George Reifenberger and Christian Reisswig and Luc'ia Santamar'ia and Mark A. Scheel and Stuart L. Shapiro and Deirdre M. Shoemaker and Carlos F. Sopuerta and Ulrich Sperhake and B'ela Szil'agyi and Nicholas W. Taylor and Wolfgang Tichy and Petr Tsatsin and Yosef Zlochower}, journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity}, year={2012}, volume={29}, pages={124001} }

The numerical injection analysis (NINJA) project is a collaborative effort between members of the numerical-relativity and gravitational wave data-analysis communities. The purpose of NINJA is to study the sensitivity of existing gravitational-wave search and parameter-estimation algorithms using numerically generated waveforms and to foster closer collaboration between the numerical-relativity and data-analysis communities. The first NINJA project used only a small number of injections of… Expand

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