A practical guide to Basic Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis in Cosmology
by Licia Verde
Publisher: arXiv 2008
Number of pages: 52
This is the summary of 4 Lectures given at the XIX Canary islands winter school of Astrophysics: The Cosmic Microwave Background, from Quantum Fluctuations to the present Universe. Lectures were intended for master / beginning PhD students in cosmology.
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