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Continuous time Markov processes

Thomas M. Liggett

Continuous time Markov processes

an introduction

by Thomas M. Liggett

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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Markov processes,
  • Stochastic integrals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas M. Liggett.
    SeriesGraduate studies in mathematics -- v. 113
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA274.7 .L54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23944491M
    ISBN 109780821849491
    LC Control Number2009045839
    OCLC/WorldCa468231047

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The book explains how to construct semi-Markov models and discusses the different reliability parameters and characteristics that can. Markov chains are mathematical systems that hop from one "state" (a situation or set of values) to another. For example, if you made a Markov chain model of a baby's behavior, you might include "playing," "eating", "sleeping," and "crying" as stat.

A Markov chain is a discrete-valued Markov te-valued means that the state space of possible values of the Markov chain is finite or countable. A Markov process is basically a stochastic process in which the past history of the process is irrelevant if you know the current system state.

In other words, all information about the past and present that would be useful in. A continuous-time Markov chain can be described by specifying transition rates between pairs of states. Central to this approach is the notion of the exponential alarm clock. The chapter describes limiting and stationary distributions for continuous-time Markov chains and then discusses infinitesimal : Robert P.

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Table of Contents Introduction: Stochastic processes; the Markov property; some examples; transition probabilities; the strong Markov property; exercises. Relaxation techniques can also be considered in continuous space and/or time.

Sampling and annealing are embedded into the framework of continuous-time Markov and diffusion processes. It would take quite a bit of space and time to present such advanced topics. Therefore, we just sketch some basic ideas and indicate some of their : Gerhard Winkler.

Continuous-time stochastic processes that are constructed from discrete-time processes via a waiting time distribution are called continuous-time random walks. Examples. An example of a continuous-time stochastic process for which sample paths are Actuarial models: Bühlmann, Cramér–Lundberg.

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