# What does inflation really predict?

@article{Tegmark2005WhatDI, title={What does inflation really predict?}, author={Max Tegmark}, journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics}, year={2005}, volume={2005}, pages={001 - 001} }

If the inflaton potential has multiple minima, as may be expected in, e.g., the string theory ‘landscape’, inflation predicts a probability distribution for the cosmological parameters describing spatial curvature (Ωtot), dark energy (ρΛ, w etc), the primordial density fluctuations (Q, ns, d ns/d ln k etc) and primordial gravitational waves (r, nt etc). We compute this multivariate probability distribution for various classes of single-field slow-roll models, exploring its dependence on the…

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