Poisson processes

O.J. Boxma, U. Yechiali

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The Poisson process is a stochastic counting process that arises naturally in a large variety of daily life situations. We present a few definitions of the Poisson process and discuss several properties as well as relations to some well-known probability distributions. We further briefly discuss the compound Poisson process.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability
EditorsF. Ruggeri, R.S. Kenett, F.W. Faltin
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-0-470-01861-3
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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