A strong law of large numbers for branching processes: almost sure spine events

Simon C Harris, Matthew I Roberts

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Abstract

We demonstrate a novel strong law of large numbers for branching processes, with a simple proof via measure-theoretic manipulations and spine theory. Roughly speaking, any sequence of events that eventually occurs almost surely for the spine entails the almost sure convergence of a certain sum over particles in the population.
Original languageEnglish
Article number28
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalElectronic Communications in Probability
Volume19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2014

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  • Branching processes
  • Strong law of large numbers
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A strong law of large numbers for branching processes: almost sure spine events. / Harris, Simon C; Roberts, Matthew I.

In: Electronic Communications in Probability, Vol. 19, 28, 08.05.2014, p. 1-6.

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