Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Gaussian processes reconstruction of dark energy from observational data
Key Laboratory of Particle Astrophysics, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, P. O. Box 918-3, Beijing, 100049, China
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Accepted: 31 May 2018
Published online: 7 June 2018
In the present paper, we investigate the dark energy equation of state using the Gaussian processes analysis method, without confining a particular parametrization. The reconstruction is carried out by adopting the background data including supernova and Hubble parameter, and perturbation data from the growth rate. It suggests that the background and perturbation data both present a hint of dynamical dark energy. However, the perturbation data have a more promising potential to distinguish non-evolution dark energy including the cosmological constant model. We also test the influence of some parameters on the reconstruction. We find that the matter density parameter has a slight effect on the background data reconstruction, but has a notable influence on the perturbation data reconstruction. While the Hubble constant presents a significant influence on the reconstruction from background data.
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