Combinatorics for Processes

  • David Aldous
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 77)


In this chapter we study analogues of the birthday problem, the matching problem and the coupon-collector’s problem for finite-valued stochastic processes (X n ; n ≥ 1) more complicated than i.i.d.


Random Walk Covering Problem Simple Random Walk Local Match Stationary Markov Chain 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Aldous
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  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of California-BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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