The Elements of Stochastic Processes with Applications to the Natural Sciences

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 25, 1990 - Mathematics - 264 pages
Develops an introductory and relatively simple account of the theory and application of the evolutionary type of stochastic process. Professor Bailey adopts the heuristic approach of applied mathematics and develops both theoretical principles and applied techniques simultaneously.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
MARKOV ProCESSES in CoNTINUous TIME
66
HOMOGENEOUS Birth AND DEATH PROCESSES
84
SOME NONHOMOGENEOUS ProCESSES
107
MultiDIMENSIONAL PROCESSES
117
QUEUEING PROCESSES
136
epidemic PROCESSES
162
CoMPETITION AND PREDATION
186
DIFFUSION PROCESSES
194
APPROxiMATIONS TO STOCHAstiC PROCESSES
207
SOME NONMARKovian PROCESSEs
222
References
234
AUTHOR in DEx
243
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Norman T. J. Bailey is the author of The Elements of Stochastic Processes with Applications to the Natural Sciences, published by Wiley.

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