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


  • Chaudhry, Mohan
  • Fisher, Brent


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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  • Chaudhry, Mohan & Fisher, Brent, 2013. "Simple and elegant derivations for some asymptotic results in the discrete-time renewal process," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 83(1), pages 315-319.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:83:y:2013:i:1:p:315-319
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2012.09.021

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