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By Jim Pitman (auth.), Jean Picard (eds.)

Three sequence of lectures got on the thirty second chance summer season college in Saint-Flour (July 7–24, 2002), by means of the Professors Pitman, Tsirelson and Werner. ThecoursesofProfessorsTsirelson(“Scalinglimit,noise,stability”)andWerner (“Random planar curves and Schramm-Loewner evolutions”) were p- lished in a prior factor ofLectures Notes in arithmetic (volume 1840). This quantity comprises the path “Combinatorial stochastic methods” of Professor Pitman. We cordially thank the writer for his functionality in Saint-Flour and for those notes. seventy six individuals have attended this college. 33 of them have given a quick lecture. The lists of individuals and of brief lectures are enclosed on the finish of the quantity. The Saint-Flour chance summer time tuition used to be based in 1971. listed below are the references of Springer volumes that have been released sooner than this one. All numbers seek advice from theLecture Notes in arithmetic series,except S-50 which refers to quantity 50 of the Lecture Notes in data sequence. 1971: vol 307 1980: vol 929 1990: vol 1527 1998: vol 1738 1973: vol 390 1981: vol 976 1991: vol 1541 1999: vol 1781 1974: vol 480 1982: vol 1097 1992: vol 1581 2000: vol 1816 1975: vol 539 1983: vol 1117 1993: vol 1608 2001: vol 1837 & 1851 1976: vol 598 1984: vol 1180 1994: vol 1648 2002: vol 1840 1977: vol 678 1985/86/87: vol 1362 & S-50 1995: vol 1690 2003: vol 1869 1978: vol 774 1988: vol 1427 1996: vol 1665 1979: vol 876 1989: vol 1464 1997: vol 1717

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N,n ) has uniform distribution over the set Rn of all fragmenting sequences of partitions of [n] such that the kth term of the sequence has k components. /2n−1 was found by Erd¨ os et al. [135]. That Πn,k determined by this model has the microcanonical k was shown by Bayewitz et. al. ) distribution on P[n] [253]. See also Chapter 5 regarding Kingman’s coalescent with continuous time parameter. 1: Cutting a rooted random segment. 6. Cutting a rooted random tree. Suppose the internal state of a cluster C of size j is one of the wj = j j−1 rooted trees labeled by C.

11]. Let (Nt , t ≥ 0) and (Mt , t ≥ 0) be two independent standard Poisson processes. Then for n = 1, 2, . . the number of partitions of [n] is Bn (1• , 1• ) = n! ee−1 P(NMe = n). 2. 9]. 46) where λ(n) log(λ(n)) = n. 5. 2 that (V ◦ W )([n]) is the set of all composite V ◦ W structures built over [n], for some species of combinatorial structures V and W . 5 Gibbs partitions 25 composite structure. Recall that vj and wj denote the number of V - and W structures respectively on a set of j elements.

Jk ) ranges over all ordered k-tuples of distinct positive integers. This is easily seen from Kingman’s representation for (Pi ) = (Pi↓ ). The formula holds also for any rearrangement of these frequencies, because the right side is the expectation of a function of (P1 , P2 , . ) which is invariant under finite or infinite permutations of its arguments. In particular (Pi ) could be the sequence (P˜i ) of limit frequencies of classes of (Πn ) in order of appearance, which is a size-biased random permutation of (Pi↓ ).

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