COSMOLOGICAL MODEL SELECTION

@inproceedings{Liddle2006COSMOLOGICALMS,
  title={COSMOLOGICAL MODEL SELECTION},
  author={Andrew R. Liddle and Pia Mukherjee and David Parkinson},
  year={2006}
}
We give an overview of the recent progress in the field of cosmological model selection. Model selection statistics, such as those based on information theory and on Bayesian statistics are introduced and discussed. In the Bayesian framework, the marginalised model likelihood, or evidence, is the primary model selection statistic. We describe different methods of computing the evidence, and focus in particular on Nested Sampling. We describe the results of applying model selection methods to… CONTINUE READING

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