publication . Article . Preprint . 2018

Bayesian emulator optimisation for cosmology: application to the Lyman-alpha forest

Hiranya V. Peiris; Hiranya V. Peiris; Simeon Bird; Keir K. Rogers; Licia Verde; Andrew Pontzen; Andreu Font-Ribera;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 Dec 2018
  • Publisher: IOP PUBLISHING LTD
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Comment: 23 pages, 4 figures. Minor changes to match version published in JCAP
Subjects
free text keywords: cosmological parameters from LSS, cosmological simulations, Lyman alpha forest, Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics, Cosmology, Bayesian probability, Intergalactic medium, Physics, Lyman-alpha forest
Funded by
RCUK| UCL Astrophysics Consolidated Grant 2018-2021
Project
  • Funder: Research Council UK (RCUK)
  • Project Code: ST/R000476/1
  • Funding stream: STFC
,
NSF| New Cosmological Constraints from the Lyman-alpha Forest
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1817256
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences | Division of Astronomical Sciences
,
EC| COSMICDAWN
Project
COSMICDAWN
Understanding the Origin of Cosmic Structure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 306478
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
,
EC| BePreSysE
Project
BePreSysE
Beyond Precision Cosmology: dealing with Systematic Errors
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 725327
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG
69 references, page 1 of 5

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[2] N. Palanque-Delabrouille, C. Yèche, J. Baur, C. Magneville, G. Rossi, J. Lesgourgues et al., Neutrino masses and cosmology with Lyman-alpha forest power spectrum, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 11 (2015) 011 [1506.05976].

[3] V. Iršič, M. Viel, M. G. Haehnelt, J. S. Bolton, S. Cristiani, G. D. Becker et al., New Constraints on the free-streaming of warm dark matter from intermediate and small scale Lyman- forest data, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1702.01764]. [OpenAIRE]

[4] C. Yeche, N. Palanque-Delabrouille, J. . Baur and H. du Mas des BourBoux, Constraints on neutrino masses from Lyman-alpha forest power spectrum with BOSS and XQ-100, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1702.03314]. [OpenAIRE]

[5] V. Iršič, M. Viel, M. G. Haehnelt, J. S. Bolton and G. D. Becker, First constraints on fuzzy dark matter from Lyman- forest data and hydrodynamical simulations, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1703.04683]. [OpenAIRE]

[6] E. Armengaud, N. Palanque-Delabrouille, C. Yèche, D. J. E. Marsh and J. Baur, Constraining the mass of light bosonic dark matter using SDSS Lyman- forest, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1703.09126].

[7] A. Slosar, A. Font-Ribera, M. M. Pieri, J. Rich, J.-M. Le Goff, É. Aubourg et al., The Lyman- forest in three dimensions: measurements of large scale flux correlations from BOSS 1st-year data, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 9 (2011) 001 [1104.5244].

[8] N. G. Busca, T. Delubac, J. Rich, S. Bailey, A. Font-Ribera, D. Kirkby et al., Baryon acoustic oscillations in the Ly forest of BOSS quasars, A&A 552 (2013) A96 [1211.2616].

[9] D. Kirkby, D. Margala, A. Slosar, S. Bailey, N. G. Busca, T. Delubac et al., Fitting methods for baryon acoustic oscillations in the Lyman- forest fluctuations in BOSS data release 9, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 3 (2013) 024 [1301.3456].

[10] A. Slosar, V. Iršič, D. Kirkby, S. Bailey, N. G. Busca, T. Delubac et al., Measurement of baryon acoustic oscillations in the Lyman- forest fluctuations in BOSS data release 9, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 4 (2013) 026 [1301.3459].

[11] T. Delubac, J. E. Bautista, N. G. Busca, J. Rich, D. Kirkby, S. Bailey et al., Baryon acoustic oscillations in the Ly forest of BOSS DR11 quasars, A&A 574 (2015) A59 [1404.1801].

[12] J. E. Bautista, N. G. Busca, J. Guy, J. Rich, M. Blomqvist, H. du Mas des Bourboux et al., Measurement of baryon acoustic oscillation correlations at z = 2.3 with SDSS DR12 Ly -Forests, A&A 603 (2017) A12 [1702.00176].

[13] C. Alcock and B. Paczynski, An evolution free test for non-zero cosmological constant, Nature 281 (1979) 358.

[14] L. Hui, A. Stebbins and S. Burles, A Geometrical Test of the Cosmological Energy Contents Using the Ly Forest, ApJ 511 (1999) L5 [astro-ph/9807190]. [OpenAIRE]

[15] P. McDonald and J. Miralda-Escudé, Measuring the Cosmological Geometry from the Ly Forest along Parallel Lines of Sight, ApJ 518 (1999) 24 [astro-ph/9807137]. [OpenAIRE]

69 references, page 1 of 5
Abstract
Comment: 23 pages, 4 figures. Minor changes to match version published in JCAP
Subjects
free text keywords: cosmological parameters from LSS, cosmological simulations, Lyman alpha forest, Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics, Cosmology, Bayesian probability, Intergalactic medium, Physics, Lyman-alpha forest
Funded by
RCUK| UCL Astrophysics Consolidated Grant 2018-2021
Project
  • Funder: Research Council UK (RCUK)
  • Project Code: ST/R000476/1
  • Funding stream: STFC
,
NSF| New Cosmological Constraints from the Lyman-alpha Forest
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1817256
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences | Division of Astronomical Sciences
,
EC| COSMICDAWN
Project
COSMICDAWN
Understanding the Origin of Cosmic Structure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 306478
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
,
EC| BePreSysE
Project
BePreSysE
Beyond Precision Cosmology: dealing with Systematic Errors
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 725327
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG
69 references, page 1 of 5

[1] U. Seljak, A. Makarov, P. McDonald, S. F. Anderson, N. A. Bahcall, J. Brinkmann et al., Cosmological parameter analysis including SDSS Ly forest and galaxy bias: Constraints on

[2] N. Palanque-Delabrouille, C. Yèche, J. Baur, C. Magneville, G. Rossi, J. Lesgourgues et al., Neutrino masses and cosmology with Lyman-alpha forest power spectrum, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 11 (2015) 011 [1506.05976].

[3] V. Iršič, M. Viel, M. G. Haehnelt, J. S. Bolton, S. Cristiani, G. D. Becker et al., New Constraints on the free-streaming of warm dark matter from intermediate and small scale Lyman- forest data, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1702.01764]. [OpenAIRE]

[4] C. Yeche, N. Palanque-Delabrouille, J. . Baur and H. du Mas des BourBoux, Constraints on neutrino masses from Lyman-alpha forest power spectrum with BOSS and XQ-100, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1702.03314]. [OpenAIRE]

[5] V. Iršič, M. Viel, M. G. Haehnelt, J. S. Bolton and G. D. Becker, First constraints on fuzzy dark matter from Lyman- forest data and hydrodynamical simulations, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1703.04683]. [OpenAIRE]

[6] E. Armengaud, N. Palanque-Delabrouille, C. Yèche, D. J. E. Marsh and J. Baur, Constraining the mass of light bosonic dark matter using SDSS Lyman- forest, ArXiv e-prints (2017) [1703.09126].

[7] A. Slosar, A. Font-Ribera, M. M. Pieri, J. Rich, J.-M. Le Goff, É. Aubourg et al., The Lyman- forest in three dimensions: measurements of large scale flux correlations from BOSS 1st-year data, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 9 (2011) 001 [1104.5244].

[8] N. G. Busca, T. Delubac, J. Rich, S. Bailey, A. Font-Ribera, D. Kirkby et al., Baryon acoustic oscillations in the Ly forest of BOSS quasars, A&A 552 (2013) A96 [1211.2616].

[9] D. Kirkby, D. Margala, A. Slosar, S. Bailey, N. G. Busca, T. Delubac et al., Fitting methods for baryon acoustic oscillations in the Lyman- forest fluctuations in BOSS data release 9, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 3 (2013) 024 [1301.3456].

[10] A. Slosar, V. Iršič, D. Kirkby, S. Bailey, N. G. Busca, T. Delubac et al., Measurement of baryon acoustic oscillations in the Lyman- forest fluctuations in BOSS data release 9, J. Cosmology Astropart. Phys. 4 (2013) 026 [1301.3459].

[11] T. Delubac, J. E. Bautista, N. G. Busca, J. Rich, D. Kirkby, S. Bailey et al., Baryon acoustic oscillations in the Ly forest of BOSS DR11 quasars, A&A 574 (2015) A59 [1404.1801].

[12] J. E. Bautista, N. G. Busca, J. Guy, J. Rich, M. Blomqvist, H. du Mas des Bourboux et al., Measurement of baryon acoustic oscillation correlations at z = 2.3 with SDSS DR12 Ly -Forests, A&A 603 (2017) A12 [1702.00176].

[13] C. Alcock and B. Paczynski, An evolution free test for non-zero cosmological constant, Nature 281 (1979) 358.

[14] L. Hui, A. Stebbins and S. Burles, A Geometrical Test of the Cosmological Energy Contents Using the Ly Forest, ApJ 511 (1999) L5 [astro-ph/9807190]. [OpenAIRE]

[15] P. McDonald and J. Miralda-Escudé, Measuring the Cosmological Geometry from the Ly Forest along Parallel Lines of Sight, ApJ 518 (1999) 24 [astro-ph/9807137]. [OpenAIRE]

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