sitoolbox: A package for Bayesian estimation of the isotropy violation in the CMB sky

  title={sitoolbox: A package for Bayesian estimation of the isotropy violation in the CMB sky},
  author={Santanu Das},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • Santanu Das
  • Published 22 October 2018
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The standard model of cosmology predicts a statistically isotropic (SI) cosmic microwave background (CMB) sky. However, the SI violation signals are always present in an observed sky-map. Different cosmological artefacts, measurement effects, and unavoidable effects during data analysis, etc. may lead to isotropy violation in an otherwise SI sky. Therefore, a proper data analysis technique should calculate all these SI violation signals, so that they can be matched with SI violation signals… 
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