The number of loopless planar maps

Edward A. Bender, Nicholas C. Wormald

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We derive a simple formula for the number of rooted loopless planar maps with a given number of edges and a given valency of the root vertex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-237
Number of pages3
JournalDiscrete Mathematics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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