Bayesian Methods in Cosmology by Michael P. Hobson,Andrew H. Jaffe,Andrew R. Liddle,Pia

By Michael P. Hobson,Andrew H. Jaffe,Andrew R. Liddle,Pia Mukherjee,David Parkinson

lately cosmologists have complex from mostly qualitative versions of the Universe to precision modelling utilizing Bayesian equipment, with a purpose to be sure the houses of the Universe to excessive accuracy. This well timed e-book is the single entire creation to using Bayesian tools in cosmological stories, and is a vital reference for graduate scholars and researchers in cosmology, astrophysics and utilized statistics. the 1st a part of the ebook specializes in method, environment the fundamental foundations and giving an in depth description of innovations. It covers subject matters together with the estimation of parameters, Bayesian version comparability, and separation of signs. the second one half explores a various variety of functions, from the detection of astronomical resources (including via gravitational waves), to cosmic microwave history research and the quantification and type of galaxy homes. Contributions from 24 very hot cosmologists and statisticians make this an authoritative consultant to the subject.

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