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Branching Processes with Local Dependencies

  • Peter Olofsson
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications book series (IMA, volume 84)

Abstract

This paper is an overview of results for branching processes with dependencies that are local in the family tree. We illustrate principal problems by giving some simple examples of Galton-Watson processes with sibling dependencies. Results for general (Crump-Mode-Jagers) processes are stated and discussed without proofs.

Key words

Branching process multi-type sibling dependencies local dependencies macro process stable population 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Olofsson
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsChalmers Institute of TechnologyGöteborgSweden

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