Preparing for the cosmic shear data flood: Optimal data extraction and simulation requirements for stage IV dark energy experiments

  title={Preparing for the cosmic shear data flood: Optimal data extraction and simulation requirements for stage IV dark energy experiments},
  author={Peter L. Taylor and Thomas D. Kitching and Jason D. McEwen},
  journal={Physical Review D},
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