Model comparison using supernovae and Hubble parameter data

Grigoris Panotopoulos, Ángel Rincón

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We compare several well-known cosmological dark-energy models using observational data coming both from type-Ia supernovae and from Hubble parameter measurements. First we use supernovae data to determine the free parameters of each model except for the Hubble constant H0. Then, we use the Hubble parameter measurements to determine H0, and finally the age of the Universe for each model is computed. Our main numerical results are summarized in tables, and they are briefly discussed. The prediction for the decelerating parameter as a function of red-shift for each model is shown in the same figure for comparison. Our numerical results seem to indicate a correlation between the deceleration parameter and the value of the Hubble constant.

Original languageEnglish
Article number354
JournalEuropean Physical Journal Plus
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2019


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