Approximate Counting

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Approximate Counting Algorithm
... The approximate counting algorithm allows the counting of a large number of events using a small amount of memory ... of INRIA Rocquencourt, who coined the name Approximate Counting, and strongly contributed to its recognition among the research community ...

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