Regularization scheme dependence of predictions in inflationary cosmology.

  title={Regularization scheme dependence of predictions in inflationary cosmology.},
  author={Linde and Mezhlumian},
  journal={Physical review. D, Particles and fields},
  volume={53 8},
  • LindeMezhlumian
  • Published 22 November 1995
  • Mathematics
  • Physical review. D, Particles and fields
We show that there exists a large class of regularization schemes for probabilistic predictions in the theory of a self-reproducing inflationary univere, all of which eliminate the apparent dependence on the time reparametrization. However, all these schemes lead to different answers for relative probabilities of finding various types of post-inflationary universes. Besides, all these schemes fail to be reparametrization invariant beyond the range of the inflaton field close to end of inflation… 

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