Fundamentals of Point Process Statistics

  • Dietrich Stoyan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 185)


Point processes are mathematical models for irregular or random point patterns. A short introduction to the theory of point processes and their statistics, emphasizing connections between the presented theory and the use done by several authors and contributions appearing in this book is presented.

Key words

Marked point processes Second-order characteristics Spatial point processes overview Statistical inference 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietrich Stoyan
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  1. 1.Institut für StochastikTechnische Universität Bergakademie FreibergFreibergGermany

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