Welcome to PESummary’s gw package

PESummary’s gw specific package contains GW functionality, including converting posterior distributions, deriving event classifications and GW specific plots.

Unified input/output

Parameter definitions

Manipulating posterior samples

Manipulating PDFs

Manipulating PSD and Calibration data

Manipulating frame files

The pesummary metafile

Fetching data



Releasing samples


PESummary boasts several executables to make it even easier to use. For a description of each executable see this summary table.

The webpages

As the summarypages executable is the main executable provided by pesummary, we will show and explain each of the output pages. We will use the pages that were produced from Listing 5 in the pesummary paper (GW190412 webpages).