The matching, birthday and the strong birthday problem: a contemporary review

  title={The matching, birthday and the strong birthday problem: a contemporary review},
  author={Anirban Dasgupta},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference},
  • A. Dasgupta
  • Published 2005
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
This article provides a contemporary exposition at a moderately quantitative level of the distribution theory associated with the matching and the birthday problems. A large number of examples, many not well known, are provided to help a reader have a feeling for these questions at an intuitive level. 

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