Sorrento 2003

"Cosmological parameters and the WMAP data" - Antony Lewis

PowerPoint of talk. Proceedings contribution is astro-ph/0310186.

The VPython scripts for viewing samples and the CMB sky are also available (many thanks to Sarah Bridle for the original samples script).

Some basic object-orientedish Healpix F90 wrapper utility code is also available. (apologies to HealPix folk for forgetting their citation).

Plots that wouldn't fit into the proceedings paper

Quadrupole likelihood

Likelihoods for nearly optimal analysis compared to Pseudo-Cl and 3rd order likelihood approximation:



Power anisotropy

Power in half the sky as function of direction of the axis:




Simulated distribution of the minimum power ratio with observed value:



Web page by Antony Lewis.