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ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION

2.WHY REDSHIFT z > 5

3.FINDING GALAXIES AT z > 5: SELECTION TECHNIQUES
3.1.Lyman-break selection
3.2.Lyman-α selection

4.LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS
4.1.High-redshift evolution of the LBG luminosity function
4.2.High-redshift evolution of the Lyman-α luminosity function
4.3.The LBG-LAE connection

5.GALAXY PROPERTIES
5.1.Stellar masses
5.2.Star-formation histories
5.3.Ultraviolet slopes
5.4.Galaxy sizes and morphologies
5.5.Clustering

6.GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
6.1.A consistent picture of galaxy evolution?
6.2.Cosmic reionization

7.CONCLUSION AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

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