OMG: GW, CLT, CRT and CFTP (Flajolet Award Lecture)

Author Luc Devroye

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Luc Devroye
  • School of Computer Science, McGill University, 3480 University St., Montreal, Canada H3A 0E9,

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Luc Devroye. OMG: GW, CLT, CRT and CFTP (Flajolet Award Lecture). In 29th International Conference on Probabilistic, Combinatorial and Asymptotic Methods for the Analysis of Algorithms (AofA 2018). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 110, p. 1:1, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2018)


After a brief review of the main results on Galton-Watson trees from the past two decades, we will discuss a few recent results in the field.

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  • Mathematics of computing → Trees
  • Mathematics of computing → Probability and statistics
  • Galton-Watson trees
  • applied probability
  • asymptotics
  • simply generated trees


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