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A custom Monte Carlo sampler for the two-body problem.

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A custom Monte Carlo sampler for the two-body problem.


  • Adrian Price-Whelan (Flatiron Institute)
  • David W. Hogg (NYU, MPIA, & Flatiron Institute)
  • Dan Foreman-Mackey (Flatiron Institute)


To install the latest stable release, use pip:

pip install thejoker

To install the development version:

pip install git+


If you make use of this code, please cite the paper describing the method: Price-Whelan et al. 2017


See the documentation for information on how to install and use The Joker.


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