DSpace
 

RRI Digital Repository >
04. Astronomy and Astrophysics >
Research Papers (A&A) >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1550

Title: A bootstrap resampling analysis of galaxy clustering.
Authors: Barrow, J.D.
Bhavsar, S.P.
Sonoda, D.H.
Keywords: DATA SAMPLING,
GALACTIC CLUSTERS,
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS,
ASTRONOMICAL CATALOGS
Issue Date: 15-Sep-1984
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing for the Royal Astronomical Society
Citation: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1984, Vol.210, p19-23
Abstract: The application of the bootstrap resampling technique (BRT) to determining standard errors is illustrated by means of the galaxy-galaxy correlation function in the Zwicky catalog (1961-68). The BRT involves generating a large number of pseudo-data sets from a single data set and then examining a property of the original set for all the pseudo-data sets. The technique permits a good estimation of the robustness of any calculation involving a property of the original data set. A sample of 1091 14th magnitude galaxies in one sky region is considered in terms of a Poisson sample and pairwise separation. A total of 180 pseudo-data sets was generated, and angular correlations are computed. The results support a significant degree of entropy in the distribution of galaxies.
Description: Sorry, the full text of this article is not available here. Please click on the alternative location to access it.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1550
ISSN: 0035-8711
Alternative Location: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/bib_query?1984MNRAS.210P..19B
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-data_query?bibcode=1984MNRAS.210P..19B&link_type=ARTICLE&db_key=AST
Copyright: (1984) Royal Astronomical Society
Appears in Collections:Research Papers (A&A)

Files in This Item:

There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

    RRI Library DSpace