Threshold functions and the birthday paradox

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Our goal is to illustrate the idea of a threshold function in the context of the birthday paradox. We do this by exploring the asymptotics of binomial coefficients.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
JournalMathematical Gazette
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 18 Jan 2021


  • threshold function
  • birthday paradox
  • asymptotics
  • binomial coefficients


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