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Choice of source detection scheme

It is possible to run the simulation with different schemes for detecting sources in the simulated images. The task eimsim calls a separate script to perform the source detection. The user may either select one from the (small) range available, or supply their own. It is usually also necessary to supply a matching `preparation' script to eimsimprep. Exact details of the necessary calls can be found in the documentation for these respective tasks. In `cookbook' terms however, the two styles appear as follows:

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30