Random models of inflation


Liddle, A. (2014). Random models of inflation. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/14050007


Liddle, Andrew. Random models of inflation. Perimeter Institute, May. 13, 2014, https://pirsa.org/14050007


          @misc{ pirsa_PIRSA:14050007,
            doi = {10.48660/14050007},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/14050007},
            author = {Liddle, Andrew},
            keywords = {Cosmology},
            language = {en},
            title = {Random models of inflation},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2014},
            month = {may},
            note = {PIRSA:14050007 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}

Andrew Liddle University of Lisbon


Rather than writing down specific functional forms, one can generate inflation models via stochastic processes in order to explore generic properties of inflation models. I describe our explorations of the phenomenology of randomly-generated multi-field inflation models, both for canonical fields and for a braneworld-motivated scenario. Implications of some recent observational results, including BICEP2, will be discussed.