Prospective Scanning of Events Over Time

  • Joseph Glaz
  • Joseph Naus
  • Sylvan Wallenstein
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

Chapter 2 deals with the scan statistic given that a fixed number N of events have occurred at random in a time period. This conditional (on N) case is called retrospective because in typical applications the researcher scans and makes inferences about N events that have occurred.

Keywords

Poisson Process Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Information Packet Scanning Window Leaky Bucket 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Glaz
    • 1
  • Joseph Naus
    • 2
  • Sylvan Wallenstein
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Statistics The College of Liberal Arts and SciencesUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.Department of Statistics RutgersThe State University of New JerseyPiscatawayUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biomathematical SciencesMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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