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Simple and elegant derivations for some asymptotic results in the discrete-time renewal process

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  • Chaudhry, Mohan
  • Fisher, Brent
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    A simple and elegant solution to determine the asymptotic results for the renewal density as well as for the first and second moments of the number of renewals for the discrete-time renewal process is presented. Using generating functions, the difficult-to-determine constant term in the second moment is also addressed.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Statistics & Probability Letters.

    Volume (Year): 83 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 315-319

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:83:y:2013:i:1:p:315-319

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    Keywords: Renewal theory; Discrete time; Asymptotic results; Generating functions; Moments;

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