Discussion by Pranab K. Sen

  • Eric D. Feigelson
  • G. Jogesh Babu


Professor Tim Beers has indeed presented a very up-to-date account of existing statistical tests for the assessment of subclustering in clusters of galaxies, with due emphasis on their limitations due to astronomical as well as statistical constraints. Although I endorse his views to a greater extent, I have a few dissenting comments to offer, and I shall mostly confine myself to them.




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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric D. Feigelson
    • 1
  • G. Jogesh Babu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Astronomy and AstrophysicsPennsylvania State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsPennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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