Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 1984. 22: 185-222
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THE EVOLUTION OF GALAXIES IN CLUSTERS

A. Dressler

Mount Wilson and Las Campanas Observatories,
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Pasadena, California 91101-1292


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

THE LABORATORY

MERGERS AND TIDAL STRIPPING: THE EVOLUTION OF cD GALAXIES
Criteria for Identifying cD Galaxies
Simulations of Cluster Evolution and cD Models
Optical Observations Relevant to Merging, Accretion, and Tidal Stripping
Summary

THE EVOLUTION OF DIFFERENT MORPHOLOGICAL TYPES
A Basic Description of Galaxies
Three Classes of Models

LOOKING FORWARD TO LOOKING BACK
Galaxy Color as a Function of Look-Back Time
Verifying and Interpreting the Butcher-Oemler Effect by Spectroscopy

REFERENCES

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