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Probabilistic Counting

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Extremal Combinatorics

Part of the book series: Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series ((TTCS))

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Roughly speaking, the probabilistic method works as follows: trying to prove that an object with certain properties exists, one defines an appropriate prob- ability space of objects and shows that a randomly chosen element of this space has the desired properties with a positive probability.

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Jukna, S. (2011). Probabilistic Counting. In: Extremal Combinatorics. Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17364-6_3

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