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Message 1175920 - Posted: 5 Dec 2011, 19:39:51 UTC

I noticed something ive never seen before in SETI@home and i was wondering if anyone had an explanation. and hi lol

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Message 1175933 - Posted: 5 Dec 2011, 20:54:17 UTC - in response to Message 1175920.

probably RFI
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Message 1176230 - Posted: 7 Dec 2011, 8:27:23 UTC

So if I notice RFI in one or more of my tasks, I have in fact found E.T.

Correct?

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Message 1176294 - Posted: 7 Dec 2011, 15:37:32 UTC - in response to Message 1176230.

No Knut you've found the voices in your head that insist on coming back here even after you are banned.

For all others RFI is just that local radar interference. Nothing more
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Message 1176843 - Posted: 9 Dec 2011, 18:56:08 UTC
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My computer is computing the FFT much of the time.

FFT stands for Fast Fourier Transform. I have read about it earlier, but may have to go back to that once more for a refresh of the subject.

Anyway, if one or more of my results return a particular gaussian score, is or has that particular gaussian score been or being derived from the corresponding pulse or pulses in that task?

A "perfect" gaussian curve could be thought of as being drawn through the gaussian being returned by the processing of a particular task.

But if the corresponding number for let's say power and fit is "some" number,
how can you end up with such a "perfect" curve for that particular gaussian score. Is it possible at all?

Can you deduce a possible signal if the mentioned numbers are "some" numbers when all you get is a possible "perfect" gaussian curve? I guess the numbers were included in the possible result(s) as well.

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