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AHELP for CIAO 4.13 Sherpa v1

add_user_pars

Context: modeling

Synopsis

Add parameter information to a user model.

Syntax

add_user_pars(modelname, parnames, parvals=None, parmins=None,
parmaxs=None, parunits=None, parfrozen=None)

modelname - str
parnames - array of str
parvals - array of number, optional
parmins - array of number, optional
parmaxs - array of number, optional
parunits - array of str, optional
parfrozen - array of bool, optional

Examples

Example 1

Create a user model for the function `profile` called "myprof", which has two parameters called "core" and "ampl", both of which will start with a value of 0.

>>> load_user_model(profile, "myprof")
>>> add_user_pars("myprof", ["core", "ampl"])

Example 2

Set the starting values, minimum values, and whether or not the parameter is frozen by default, for the "prof" model:

>>> pnames = ["core", "ampl", "intflag"]
>>> pvals = [10, 200, 1]
>>> pmins = [0.01, 0, 0]
>>> pfreeze = [False, False, True]
>>> add_user_pars("prof", pnames, pvals,
...               parmins=pmins, parfrozen=pfreeze)

PARAMETERS

The parameters for this function are:

Parameter Definition
modelname The name of the user model (created by `load_user_model` ).
parnames The names of the parameters. The order of all the parameter arrays must match that expected by the model function (the first argument to `load_user_model` ).
parvals The default values of the parameters. If not given each parameter is set to 0.
parmins The minimum values of the parameters (hard limit). The default value is -3.40282e+38.
parmaxs The maximum values of the parameters (hard limit). The default value is 3.40282e+38.
parunits The units of the parameters. This is only used in screen output (i.e. is informational in nature).
parfrozen Should each parameter be frozen. The default is that all parameters are thawed.

Notes

The parameters must be specified in the order that the function expects. That is, if the function has two parameters, pars[0]='slope' and pars[1]='y_intercept', then the call to add_user_pars must use the order ["slope", "y_intercept"].


Bugs

See the bugs pages on the Sherpa website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

data
dataspace1d, dataspace2d, datastack, fake, get_bkg_chisqr_plot, get_bkg_delchi_plot, get_bkg_fit_plot, get_bkg_model_plot, get_bkg_plot, get_bkg_ratio_plot, get_bkg_resid_plot, get_bkg_source_plot, load_arf, load_arrays, load_ascii, load_bkg, load_bkg_arf, load_bkg_rmf, load_data, load_grouping, load_image, load_multi_arfs, load_multi_rmfs, load_pha, load_quality, load_rmf, load_staterror, load_syserror, load_table, pack_image, pack_pha, pack_table, unpack_arf, unpack_arrays, unpack_ascii, unpack_bkg, unpack_data, unpack_image, unpack_pha, unpack_rmf, unpack_table
filtering
load_filter
info
get_default_id, list_bkg_ids, list_data_ids, list_model_ids, show_bkg_model, show_bkg_source
modeling
add_model, clean, create_model_component, delete_bkg_model, delete_model, delete_model_component, get_model, get_model_autoassign_func, get_model_component, get_model_component_image, get_model_component_plot, get_model_plot, get_num_par, get_num_par_frozen, get_num_par_thawed, get_order_plot, get_par, get_pileup_model, get_source, get_source_component_image, get_source_component_plot, get_source_contour, get_source_image, get_source_plot, get_xsabund, get_xscosmo, get_xsxsect, get_xsxset, image_model, image_model_component, image_source, image_source_component, integrate, link, load_table_model, load_template_interpolator, load_template_model, load_user_model, normal_sample, reset, save_model, save_source, set_bkg_model, set_bkg_source, set_full_model, set_model, set_model_autoassign_func, set_pileup_model, set_source, set_xsabund, set_xscosmo, set_xsxsect, set_xsxset, t_sample, uniform_sample
plotting
get_cdf_plot, get_pdf_plot, get_pvalue_plot, get_pvalue_results, plot_cdf, plot_model, plot_model_component, plot_pdf, plot_pvalue, plot_scatter, plot_source, plot_source_component, plot_trace
psfs
delete_psf, load_conv
saving
save_arrays, save_data, save_delchi, save_error, save_filter, save_grouping, save_image, save_pha, save_quality, save_resid, save_staterror, save_syserror, save_table
statistics
load_user_stat
utilities
calc_chisqr, calc_energy_flux, calc_model_sum, calc_photon_flux, calc_source_sum, calc_stat, eqwidth
visualization
contour_model, contour_ratio, contour_resid