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Title: HEALPix: a framework for high-resolution discretization and fast analysis of data distributed on the sphere
Authors: Gorski, K. M.
Hivon, E.
Banday, A. J .
Wandelt, B. D.
Hansen, F. K.
Reinecke, M.
Bartelmann, M.
Keywords: cosmic microwave background
Hierarchical Equal Area isoLatitude Pixelization (HEALPix)
spherical maps
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2005
Publisher: The American Astronomical Society
Citation: The Astrophysical Journal 622:759-771, 2005 April 1
Abstract: In this paper we consider the requirements and implementation constraints on a framework that simultaneously enables an efficient discretization with associated hierarchical indexation and fast analysis/synthesis of functions defined on the sphere. We demonstrate how these are explicitly satisfied by HEALPix
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