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March 2011 T. E. Harris and branching processes
K. B. Athreya, P. E. Ney
Ann. Probab. 39(2): 429-434 (March 2011). DOI: 10.1214/10-AOP599


T. E. Harris was a pioneer par excellence in many fields of probability theory. In this paper, we give a brief survey of the many fundamental contributions of Harris to the theory of branching processes, starting with his doctoral work at Princeton in the late forties and culminating in his fundamental book “The Theory of Branching Processes,” published in 1963.


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K. B. Athreya. P. E. Ney. "T. E. Harris and branching processes." Ann. Probab. 39 (2) 429 - 434, March 2011.


Published: March 2011
First available in Project Euclid: 25 February 2011

zbMATH: 1213.60132
MathSciNet: MR2789502
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/10-AOP599

Primary: 60J80

Keywords: branching processes

Rights: Copyright © 2011 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.39 • No. 2 • March 2011
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