Going beyond the galaxy power spectrum: An analysis of BOSS data with wavelet scattering transforms

@article{Valogiannis2022GoingBT,
  title={Going beyond the galaxy power spectrum: An analysis of BOSS data with wavelet scattering transforms},
  author={Georgios Valogiannis and Cora Dvorkin},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2022}
}
We perform the first application of the wavelet scattering transform (WST) on actual galaxy observations, through a WST analysis of the BOSS DR12 CMASS dataset. We lay out the detailed procedure on how to capture all necessary layers of realism for an application on data obtained from a spectroscopic survey, including the effects of redshift-space anisotropy, non-trivial survey geometry, the shortcomings of the dataset through a set of systematic weights and the Alcock-Paczynski distortion effect… 
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