Welcome to ARES’s documentation!

ARES is the main component of the Bayesian Large Scale Structure inference pipeline.

ARES is written in C++11 and has been parallelized with OpenMP and MPI. It currently compiles with major compilers (gcc, intel, clang).

API Documentation

The library libLSS at the base of ARES is documented using Doxygen here.


If you are using ARES for your project, please cite the following articles for ARES2 and ARES3:

  • Jache, Kitaura, Wandelt, 2010, MNRAS, 406, 1 (arxiv 0911.2493)

  • Jasche & Lavaux, 2015, MNRAS, 447, 2 (arxiv 1402.1763)

  • Lavaux & Jasche, 2016, MNRAS, 455, 3 (arxiv 1509.05040)

  • Jasche & Lavaux, 2019, A&A, 625, A64 (arxiv 1806.11117)

BORG papers have a different listing.

For a full listing of publications from the Aquila consortium. Please check Aquila website.


This work has been funded by the following grants and institutions over the years:

  • the DFG cluster of excellenec “Origin and Structure of the Universe” (http://www.universe-cluster.de).

  • Institut Lagrange de Paris (grant ANR-10-LABX-63, http://ilp.upmc.fr) within the context of the Idex SUPER subsidized by the French government through the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR-11-IDEX-0004-02).

  • BIG4 (ANR-16-CE23-0002) (https://big4.iap.fr)

  • The “Programme National de Cosmologie et Galaxies” (PNCG, CNRS/INSU)

  • Through the grant code ORIGIN, it has received support from the “Domaine d’Interet Majeur (DIM) Astrophysique et Conditions d’Apparitions de la Vie (ACAV)” from Ile-de-France region.

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