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Counting Vacua in Random Landscapes

  title={Counting Vacua in Random Landscapes},
  author={Richard Easther and Alan Harvey Guth and Ali Masoumi},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
It is speculated that the correct theory of fundamental physics includes a large landscape of states, which can be described as a potential which is a function of N scalar fields and some number of discrete variables. The properties of such a landscape are crucial in determining key cosmological parameters including the dark energy density, the stability of the vacuum, the naturalness of inflation and the properties of the resulting perturbations, and the likelihood of bubble nucleation events… 

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