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On Model Selection in Cosmology

Bayes Forum - Talk
I will review some of the common methods for model selection: the goodness of fit, the likelihood ratio test, Bayesian model selection using Bayes factors, and the classical as well as the Bayesian information theoretic approaches. I will illustrate these different approaches by comparing models for the expansion history of the Universe. I will highlight the premises and objectives entering these different approaches to model selection and finally recommend the information theoretic approach. [mehr]
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