The quantity and quality of astronomical data has increased by orders of magnitude in recent years; similarly, statistical methodologies have also made great strides recently. This volume shows how powerful synergies emerge when astronomers and statisticians join in examining astrostatistical problems and approaches. Its principal theme is the statistical methods needed to model fundamental characteristics of the early universe on its largest scales.2.1 Introduction 2.1.1 WHY: Historical Context (A Personal View) Overview From antiquity to modern times (early 1900a#39;s), ... could not be solved, or to which one got silly or inconsistent answers using previously standard astrophysics methods.
|Title||:||Statistical Challenges in Astronomy|
|Author||:||Eric D. Feigelson, G. Jogesh Babu|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2003-01-14|