No Higher Criticism of the Bianchi Corrected WMAP Data

  title={No Higher Criticism of the Bianchi Corrected WMAP Data},
  author={Laura Cay{\'o}n and A. J. Banday and Tess R. Jaffe and Hans Kristian Eriksen and Frode K. Hansen and Krzysztof M. Gorski and J. L. Sanz Purdue University and Max-Planck-Inst. fuer Physik und Astrophysik and Garching and Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics and University of Oslo and Centre of Mathematics for Applications and Jpl and Department of Physics Durham University},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
Motivated by the success of the Bianchi V IIh model in addressing many of the anomalies observed in the WMAP data (Jaffe et al.), we present calculations in real and in wavelet space of the Higher Criticism statistic of the Bianchi corrected Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) first year data. At the wavelet scale of 5 degrees the Higher Criticism of the WMAP map drops from a value above the 99% c.l. to a value below the 68% c.l. when corrected by the Bianchi template. An important… 

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