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Generating Functions

Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)

It is a fundamental principle of mathematics to map a class of objects that are of interest into a class of objects where computations are easier. This map can be one to one, as with linear maps and matrices, or it may map only some properties uniquely, as with matrices and determinants.

Keywords

Elementary Theory Probability Generate Function Extinction Probability Poisson Approximation Independent Family 
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