Guillaume Chapuy ; Maciej Dołęga - A bijection for rooted maps on general surfaces (extended abstract)

dmtcs:2536 - Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science, January 1, 2015, DMTCS Proceedings, 27th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2015) - https://doi.org/10.46298/dmtcs.2536
A bijection for rooted maps on general surfaces (extended abstract)Article

Authors: Guillaume Chapuy 1; Maciej Dołęga 2

  • 1 Laboratoire d'informatique Algorithmique : Fondements et Applications
  • 2 Instytut Matematyczny

We extend the Marcus-Schaeffer bijection between orientable rooted bipartite quadrangulations (equivalently: rooted maps) and orientable labeled one-face maps to the case of all surfaces, orientable or non-orientable. This general construction requires new ideas and is more delicate than the special orientable case, but carries the same information. It thus gives a uniform combinatorial interpretation of the counting exponent $\frac{5(h-1)}{2}$ for both orientable and non-orientable maps of Euler characteristic $2-2h$ and of the algebraicity of their generating functions. It also shows the universality of the renormalization factor $n$<sup>&frac14;</sup> for the metric of maps, on all surfaces: the renormalized profile and radius in a uniform random pointed bipartite quadrangulation of size $n$ on any fixed surface converge in distribution. Finally, it also opens the way to the study of Brownian surfaces for any compact 2-dimensional manifold.


Volume: DMTCS Proceedings, 27th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2015)
Section: Proceedings
Published on: January 1, 2015
Imported on: November 21, 2016
Keywords: Graphs on surfaces,trees,random discrete surfaces,[INFO.INFO-DM] Computer Science [cs]/Discrete Mathematics [cs.DM]

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