On Modelling of Refractory Castables by Marked Gibbs and Gibbsian-like Processes

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


The modelling of self-flowing refractory castables, a special kind of concrete, is discussed. It consists of two phases: a system of randomly distributed spherical hard grains and a cement matrix. The focus is on marked Gibbs and Gibbsian-like processes but also some other models are discussed. It turns out that a particular canonical marked Gibbsian-like process is useful for modelling the samples and more plausible than the classical stationary marked Gibbs process.

Key words

Canonical Gibbsian-like process Marked Gibbs point processes Randomshift model Refractory castables 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Felix Ballani
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  1. 1.Institut für StochastikTechnische Universität Bergakademie FreibergFreibergGermany

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