Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science |

- 1 Département de Mathématiques [ORSAY]

We discuss scaling limits of random planar maps chosen uniformly over the set of all $2p$-angulations with $n$ faces. This leads to a limiting space called the Brownian map, which is viewed as a random compact metric space. Although we are not able to prove the uniqueness of the distribution of the Brownian map, many of its properties can be investigated in detail. In particular, we obtain a complete description of the geodesics starting from the distinguished point called the root. We give applications to various properties of large random planar maps.

Source: HAL:hal-01194691v1

Volume: DMTCS Proceedings vol. AI, Fifth Colloquium on Mathematics and Computer Science

Section: Proceedings

Published on: January 1, 2008

Imported on: May 10, 2017

Keywords: geodesics,topological type,planar maps,scaling limits,random trees,Gromov-Hausdorff distance,Hausdorff dimension,[INFO.INFO-DM] Computer Science [cs]/Discrete Mathematics [cs.DM],[MATH.MATH-DS] Mathematics [math]/Dynamical Systems [math.DS],[MATH.MATH-CO] Mathematics [math]/Combinatorics [math.CO]

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