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ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION
1.1.Historical Background
1.2.Galaxy Structure within the Context of Galaxy Formation

2.STRUCTURAL MEASUREMENT METHODS
2.1.Visual Morphology
2.2.Parametric Measurements of Structure
2.3.Non-parametric Measurements of Structure

3.THE PHYSICAL NATURE OF GALAXY STRUCTURE
3.1.Star Formation and Galaxy Structure
3.2.Structure as a Merging Indicator
3.3.Galaxy Scale Properties and Galaxy Structure
3.4.Numerical Simulations of Galaxy Structure

4.MEASUREMENTS OF GALAXY STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION
4.1.Observed Evolution of the Hubble Sequence
4.2.Size and Profile Shape Evolution
4.3.The Merger History
4.4.Resolved Morphological Formation Histories
4.5.High Redshift AGN/Starbursts and Star Formation Quenching
4.6.The z ~ 3-6 Frontier
4.7.Role of Environment in Structure Formation

5.COMPARISONS TO THEORY

6.SUMMARY AND THE FUTURE

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