EFFECT OF MEASUREMENT ERRORS ON PREDICTED COSMOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS FROM SHEAR PEAK STATISTICS WITH LARGE SYNOPTIC SURVEY TELESCOPE

@article{Bard2013EFFECTOM,
  title={EFFECT OF MEASUREMENT ERRORS ON PREDICTED COSMOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS FROM SHEAR PEAK STATISTICS WITH LARGE SYNOPTIC SURVEY TELESCOPE},
  author={Deborah J. Bard and Jan Michael Kratochvil and C. L. Chang and M. May and Steven M. Kahn and Yusra AlSayyad and Z. Ahmad and Justin R. Bankert and Andrew J. Connolly and Robert R. Gibson and Kirk Gilmore and Emily Grace and Zolt{\'a}n Haiman and Mark D Hannel and Kevin M. Huffenberger and J. Garrett Jernigan and Lynne Jones and Simon Krughoff and Suzanne Lorenz and Stuart Marshall and Alan Meert and S. Nagarajan and E. Peng and J. Matt Peterson and Andrew P. A Rasmussen and Marina V. Shmakova and N. Sylvestre and N. Todd and M. Young},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={774}
}
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