Stochastic Processes and Models

  • Ajit Kumar Verma
  • Srividya Ajit
  • Manoj Kumar
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


The word “stochastic” is of Greek origin. In seventeenth century English, the word “stochastic” had the meaning “to conjecture, to aim at mark”. It is not quite clear how it acquired the meaning it has today of “pertaining to chance”.


Process Algebra Firing Time Communicate Sequential Process Reachability Graph Customer Class 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Powai, MumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Powai, MumbaiIndia

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