Renewal Processes

  • D. J. Daley
  • D. Vere-Jones
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

The renewal process and variants of it have been the subject of much study, both as a model in many fields of application (e.g., see Cox, 1962; Cox and Lewis, 1966; Cox and Isham, 1980) and as a source of important theoretical problems. It is not the aim of this chapter to repeat much of the material that is available, for example, in Volume II of Feller (1966); rather, we have selected some features that either are complementary to Feller’s treatment or are relevant to more general point processes.

Keywords

Poisson Process Point Process Renewal Process Lifetime Distribution Renewal Measure 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Daley
    • 1
  • D. Vere-Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Statistics Institute for Advanced StudyAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsVictoria UniversityWellingtonNew Zealand

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