# A short survey of Stein's method

@article{Chatterjee2014ASS, title={A short survey of Stein's method}, author={Sourav Chatterjee}, journal={arXiv: Probability}, year={2014} }

Stein's method is a powerful technique for proving central limit theorems in probability theory when more straightforward approaches cannot be implemented easily. This article begins with a survey of the historical development of Stein's method and some recent advances. This is followed by a description of a "general purpose" variant of Stein's method that may be called the generalized perturbative approach, and an application of this method to minimal spanning trees. The article concludes with…

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