Modelling and analysis of count data using a renewal process
The Poisson process may be generalised by an ordinary renewal process with the times between renewals following a gamma distribution. Over- (under-) dispersion of the distribution of the number of renewals relative to the Poisson distribution is the result, according as the coefficient of variation of this gamma distribution is > 1 (
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Volume (Year): 31 (1996)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
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