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Optimising Automatic Morphological Classification of Galaxies with Machine Learning and Deep Learning using Dark Energy Survey Imaging (2020)
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Cheng, T., Conselice, C. J., Aragón-Salamanca, A., Li, N., Bluck, A. F., Hartley, W. G., …Tarle, G. (in press). Optimising Automatic Morphological Classification of Galaxies with Machine Learning and Deep Learning using Dark Energy Survey Imaging. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,

There are several supervised machine learning methods used for the application of automated morphological classification of galaxies; however, there has not yet been a clear comparison of these different methods using imaging data, or a investigation... Read More about Optimising Automatic Morphological Classification of Galaxies with Machine Learning and Deep Learning using Dark Energy Survey Imaging.

An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS field: High-resolution dust continuum morphologies and the link between sub-millimetre galaxies and spheroid formation (2019)
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Gullberg, B., Smail, I., Swinbank, A., Dudzevičiūtė, U., Stach, S., Thomson, A., …Weiss, A. (2019). An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS field: High-resolution dust continuum morphologies and the link between sub-millimetre galaxies and spheroid formation. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 490(4), 4956–4974. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2835

We present an analysis of the morphology and profiles of the dust continuum emission in 153 bright sub-millimetre galaxies (SMGs) detected with ALMA at signal-to-noise ratios of >8 in high-resolution 0.18 arcsec (∼1 kpc) 870 μ μ m maps. We measure si... Read More about An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS field: High-resolution dust continuum morphologies and the link between sub-millimetre galaxies and spheroid formation.

Star-forming, rotating spheroidal galaxies in the GAMA and SAMI surveys (2019)
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Moffett, A. J., Phillipps, S., Robotham, A. S., Driver, S. P., Bremer, M. N., Cortese, L., …van de Sande, J. (2019). Star-forming, rotating spheroidal galaxies in the GAMA and SAMI surveys. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 489(2), 2830-2843. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2237

The Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey has morphologically identified a class of ‘Little Blue Spheroid’ (LBS) galaxies whose relationship to other classes of galaxies we now examine in detail. Considering a sample of 868 LBSs, we find that such g... Read More about Star-forming, rotating spheroidal galaxies in the GAMA and SAMI surveys.

Revealing the Stellar Mass and Dust Distributions of Submillimeter Galaxies at Redshift 2 (2019)
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Lang, P., Schinnerer, E., Smail, I., Dudzevičiūtė, U., Swinbank, A. M., Liu, D., …Werf, P. V. D. (2019). Revealing the Stellar Mass and Dust Distributions of Submillimeter Galaxies at Redshift 2. Astrophysical Journal, 879(1), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab1f77

We combine high-resolution ALMA and HST/CANDELS observations of 20 submillimeter galaxies (SMGs), predominantly from the AS2UDS survey at z 2, with bright rest-frame optical counterparts ( ) to investigate the resolved structural properties of thei... Read More about Revealing the Stellar Mass and Dust Distributions of Submillimeter Galaxies at Redshift 2.

Observational Constraints on the Merger History of Galaxies since z ≈ 6: Probabilistic Galaxy Pair Counts in the CANDELS Fields (2019)
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Duncan, K., Conselice, C. J., Mundy, C., Bell, E., Donley, J., Galametz, A., …Stefanon, M. (2019). Observational Constraints on the Merger History of Galaxies since z ≈ 6: Probabilistic Galaxy Pair Counts in the CANDELS Fields. Astrophysical Journal, 876(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab148a

Galaxy mergers are expected to have a significant role in the mass assembly of galaxies in the early universe, but there are very few observational constraints on the merger history of galaxies at z ≥ 2. We present the first study of galaxy major mer... Read More about Observational Constraints on the Merger History of Galaxies since z ≈ 6: Probabilistic Galaxy Pair Counts in the CANDELS Fields.

Evolution of the galaxy stellar mass functions and UV luminosity functions at z = 6−9 in the Hubble Frontier Fields (2019)
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Bhatawdekar, R., Conselice, C. J., Margalef-Bentabol, B., & Duncan, K. (2019). Evolution of the galaxy stellar mass functions and UV luminosity functions at z = 6−9 in the Hubble Frontier Fields. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 486(3), 3805-3830. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz866

We present new measurements of the evolution of the galaxy stellar mass functions (GSMFs) and ultraviolet luminosity functions (UV LFs) for galaxies from z = 6−9 within the Frontier Field cluster MACSJ0416.1−2403 and its parallel field. To obtain the... Read More about Evolution of the galaxy stellar mass functions and UV luminosity functions at z = 6−9 in the Hubble Frontier Fields.

AutoSpec: fast automated spectral extraction software for IFU data cubes (2018)
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Griffiths, A., & Conselice, C. J. (2018). AutoSpec: fast automated spectral extraction software for IFU data cubes. Astrophysical Journal, 869(1), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaee87

With the ever-growing popularity of integral field unit (IFU) spectroscopy, countless observations are being performed over multiple object systems such as blank fields and galaxy clusters. With this, an increasing amount of time is being spent extra... Read More about AutoSpec: fast automated spectral extraction software for IFU data cubes.

Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Accurate number densities and environments of massive ultra-compact galaxies at 0.02 < z < 0.3 (2018)
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Buitrago, F., Ferreras, I., Kelvin, L. S., Baldry, I. K., Davies, L., Angthopo, J., …Graham, A. W. (2018). Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Accurate number densities and environments of massive ultra-compact galaxies at 0.02 < z < 0.3. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 619, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201833785

Context. Massive ultra-compact galaxies (MUGs) are common at z = 2−3, but very rare in the nearby Universe. Simulations predict that the few surviving MUGs should reside in galaxy clusters, whose large relative velocities prevent them from merging, t... Read More about Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Accurate number densities and environments of massive ultra-compact galaxies at 0.02 < z < 0.3.

Galaxy structure in the ultraviolet: the dependence of morphological parameters on rest-frame wavelength (2018)
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Mager, V. A., Conselice, C. J., Seibert, M., Gusbar, C., Katona, A. P., Villari, J. M., …Windhorst, R. A. (2018). Galaxy structure in the ultraviolet: the dependence of morphological parameters on rest-frame wavelength. Astrophysical Journal, 864(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aad59e

Evolutionary studies that compare galaxy structure as a function of redshift are complicated by the fact that any particular galaxy's appearance depends in part on the rest-frame wavelength of the observation. This leads to the necessity for a "morph... Read More about Galaxy structure in the ultraviolet: the dependence of morphological parameters on rest-frame wavelength.

Faint satellite population of the NGC-3175 Group – a Local Group analogue (2018)
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Kondapally, R., Russell, G. A., Conselice, C. J., & Penny, S. J. (2018). Faint satellite population of the NGC-3175 Group – a Local Group analogue. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(2), 1759-1773. doi:10.1093/mnras/sty2333

In this paper, we identify and study the properties of low-mass dwarf satellites of a nearby Local Group analogue – the NGC-3175 galaxy group with the goal of investigating the nature of the lowest mass galaxies and the ‘Missing Satellites’ problem.... Read More about Faint satellite population of the NGC-3175 Group – a Local Group analogue.

The Halo Masses of Galaxies to z ∼3: A Hybrid Observational and Theoretical Approach (2018)
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Conselice, C. J., Twite, J. W., Palamara, D. P., & Hartley, W. (2018). The Halo Masses of Galaxies to z ∼3: A Hybrid Observational and Theoretical Approach. Astrophysical Journal, 863(1), 42. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aacda8

© 2018. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.. We use a hybrid observational/theoretical approach to study the relation between galaxy kinematics and the derived stellar and halo masses of galaxies up to z =3 as a function of stella... Read More about The Halo Masses of Galaxies to z ∼3: A Hybrid Observational and Theoretical Approach.

A machine-learning method for identifying multiwavelength counterparts of submillimeter galaxies: training and testing using AS2UDS and ALESS (2018)
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An, F. X., Stach, S., Smail, I., Swinbank, A., Almaini, O., Simpson, C., …Coppin, K. (2018). A machine-learning method for identifying multiwavelength counterparts of submillimeter galaxies: training and testing using AS2UDS and ALESS. Astrophysical Journal, 862(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aacdaa. ISSN 1538-4357

We describe the application of supervised machine-learning algorithms to identify the likely multiwavelength counterparts to submillimeter sources detected in panoramic, single-dish submillimeter surveys. As a training set, we employ a sample of 695... Read More about A machine-learning method for identifying multiwavelength counterparts of submillimeter galaxies: training and testing using AS2UDS and ALESS.

A catalogue of structural and morphological measurements for DES Y1 (2018)
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Tarsitano, F., Hartley, W., Amara, A., Bluck, A., Bruderer, C., Carollo, M., …Walker, A. (2018). A catalogue of structural and morphological measurements for DES Y1. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(2), (2018-2040). doi:10.1093/mnras/sty1970. ISSN 0035-8711

We present a structural and morphological catalogue for 45 million objects selected from the first year data of the Dark Energy Survey (DES). Single Sersic fits and non-parametric measurements are produced for g, r, and i filters. The parameters from... Read More about A catalogue of structural and morphological measurements for DES Y1.

An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS Field: identifying candidate z∼4.5[CII] emitters (2018)
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Cooke, E., Smail, I., Swinbank, A., Stach, S., An, F. X., Gullberg, B., …Werf, P. V. D. (2018). An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS Field: identifying candidate z∼4.5[CII] emitters. Astrophysical Journal, 861(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aac6ba

We report the results of a search for serendipitous [C ii] 157.74 μm emitters at z sime 4.4–4.7 using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). The search exploits the AS2UDS continuum survey, which covers ~50 arcmin2 of the sky toward... Read More about An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS Field: identifying candidate z∼4.5[CII] emitters.

An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS field: number counts of submillimeter galaxies (2018)
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Stach, S. M., Smail, I., Swinbank, A., Simpson, J., Geach, J., An, F. X., …Werf, P. V. D. (2018). An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS field: number counts of submillimeter galaxies. Astrophysical Journal, 860(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aac5e5

We report the first results of AS2UDS, an 870 μm continuum survey with the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) of a total area of ~50 arcmin2 comprising a complete sample of 716 submillimeter sources drawn from the SCUBA-2 Cosmology L... Read More about An ALMA survey of the SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey UKIDSS/UDS field: number counts of submillimeter galaxies.

X-UDS: The Chandra legacy survey of the UKIDSS Ultra Deep Survey field (2018)
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Kocevski, D. D., Hasinger, G., Brightman, M., Nandra, K., Georgakakis, A., Cappelluti, N., …Ueda, Y. (2018). X-UDS: The Chandra legacy survey of the UKIDSS Ultra Deep Survey field. Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 236(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4365/aab9b4. ISSN 1538-4365

We present the X-UDS survey, a set of wide and deep Chandra observations of the Subaru-XMM Deep/UKIDSS Ultra Deep Survey (SXDS/UDS) field. The survey consists of 25 observations that cover a total area of 0.33 deg2. The observations are combined to p... Read More about X-UDS: The Chandra legacy survey of the UKIDSS Ultra Deep Survey field.

A direct calibration of thtae IRX–β relation in Lyman-break galaxies at z=3–5 (2018)
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Koprowski, M., Coppin, K., Geach, J., McLure, R., Almaini, O., Blain, A., …van der Werf, P. (2018). A direct calibration of thtae IRX–β relation in Lyman-break galaxies at z=3–5. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479(4), doi:10.1093/mnras/sty1527

We use a sample of 4209 Lyman-break galaxies (LBGs) at z~ -3, 4, and 5 in the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey Ultra Deep Survey field to investigate the relationship between the observed slope of the stellar continuum emission in the ultraviolet, β ,... Read More about A direct calibration of thtae IRX–β relation in Lyman-break galaxies at z=3–5.

A simultaneous search for High-z LAEs and LBGs in the SHARDS survey (2018)
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Haro, P. A., Espinosa, J. R., Muñoz-Tuñón, C., Pérez-González, P., Dannerbauer, H., Bongiovann, Á., …Rodighiero, G. (in press). A simultaneous search for High-z LAEs and LBGs in the SHARDS survey. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, doi:10.1093/mnras/sty1106

We have undertaken a comprehensive search for both Lyman Alpha Emitters (LAEs) and Lyman Break Galaxies (LBGs) in the SHARDS Survey of the GOODS-N field. SHARDS is a deep imaging survey, made with the 10.4 m Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), employing... Read More about A simultaneous search for High-z LAEs and LBGs in the SHARDS survey.

Clumpy galaxies in CANDELS. II. Physical properties of UV-bright clumps at 0.5 ≤ z < 3 (2018)
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Guo, Y., Rafelski, M., Bell, E. F., Conselice, C. J., Dekel, A., Faber, S. M., …Wang, W. (2018). Clumpy galaxies in CANDELS. II. Physical properties of UV-bright clumps at 0.5 ≤ z < 3. Astrophysical Journal, 853(2), doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaa018

Studying giant star-forming clumps in distant galaxies is important to understand galaxy formation and evolution. At present, however, observers and theorists have not reached a consensus on whether the observed "clumps" in distant galaxies are the s... Read More about Clumpy galaxies in CANDELS. II. Physical properties of UV-bright clumps at 0.5 ≤ z < 3.