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Embedded Markov chain analysis of the superposition of renewal processes


  • Stadje, Wolfgang


For a superposition of i.i.d. renewal processes we derive in closed form the limiting distribution of an embedded counting process that describes the simultaneous presence of points from the individual renewal streams in consecutive inspection intervals of fixed given length.

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  • Stadje, Wolfgang, 2012. "Embedded Markov chain analysis of the superposition of renewal processes," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 82(8), pages 1497-1503.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:82:y:2012:i:8:p:1497-1503
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2012.04.010

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    1. Kella, Offer & Stadje, Wolfgang, 2006. "Superposition of renewal processes and an application to multi-server queues," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 76(17), pages 1914-1924, November.
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