Algorithms Overview

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


Survey-wide

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


Infrared Spectroscopy

Algorithms that process SDSS-III APOGEE infrared spectroscopic data and associated catalogs


Interferometry Spectroscopy

A beginners guide to MARVELS data and a description of pipeline algorithms.