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Statistical Analysis of Large-Scale Structure in the Universe

  • Martin Kerscher
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 554)

Abstract

Methods for the statistical characterization of the large-scale structure in the Universe will be the main topic of the present text. The focus is on geometrical methods, mainly Minkowski functionals and the J function. Their relations to standard methods used in cosmology and spatial statistics and their application to cosmological datasets will be discussed. A short introduction to the standard picture of cosmology is given.

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Dark Matter Poisson Process Point Process Galaxy Cluster Point Correlation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Kerscher
    • 1
  1. 1.Sektion PhysikLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchenGermany

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