2005

Statistical Physics for Cosmic Structures

ISBN: 978-3-540-40745-4 (Print) 978-3-540-26999-1 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-23

      Introduction

  3. Statistical Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-72

      Uniform and Correlated Mass Density Fields

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      Pages 73-99

      The Power Spectrum and the Classification of Stationary Stochastic Fields

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      Pages 101-142

      Fractals

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      Pages 143-163

      Multifractals and Mass Distributions

  4. Applications to Cosmology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-191

      Fluctuations in Standard Cosmological Models: A Real Space View

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      Pages 193-217

      Discrete Representation of Fluctuations in Cosmological Models

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      Pages 219-233

      Galaxy Surveys: An Introduction to Their Analysis

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      Pages 235-263

      Characterizing the Observed Distribution of Visible Matter I: The Conditional Average Density in Galaxy Catalogs

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      Pages 265-289

      Characterizing the Observed Distribution of Visible Matter II: Number Counts and Their Fluctuations

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      Pages 291-297

      Luminosity in Galaxy Correlations

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      Pages 299-311

      The Distribution of Galaxy Clusters

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      Pages 313-333

      Biasing a Gaussian Random Field and the Problem of Galaxy Correlations

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      Pages 335-361

      The Gravitational Field in Stochastic Particle Distributions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 363-424