# Goodness-of-fit tests to study the Gaussianity of the MAXIMA data

@article{Cayn2003GoodnessoffitTT, title={Goodness-of-fit tests to study the Gaussianity of the MAXIMA data}, author={Laura Cay{\'o}n and Francisco Argueso and Enrique Martinez-Gonzalez and J. L. Sanz Purdue University and Instituto de Fisica de Cantabria and Universidad de Oviedo}, journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society}, year={2003}, volume={344}, pages={917-923} }

Goodness-of-fit tests, including smooth ones, are introduced and applied to detecting non-Gaussianity in cosmic microwave background simulations. We study the power of three different tests: the Shapiro-Francia test, the uncategorized smooth test developed by Rayner and Best and Neyman's smooth goodness-of-fit test for composite hypotheses. The smooth goodness-of-fit tests are designed to be sensitive to the presence of 'smooth' deviations from a given distribution. We study the power of these…

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