Heuristic Definitions

  • Nicola Cufaro PetroniEmail author
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At this stage of the presentation we will introduce the Poisson process by first explicitly producing its trajectories, and then by analyzing its probabilistic properties. This illuminating and informative procedure, however, can not be easily replicated for other typical, non trivial processes whose trajectories, as we will see later, can only be defined either as limits of suitable approximations or by adopting a more general standpoint


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of BariBariItaly

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