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pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 64, Issue 1, pp 31–42 | Cite as

A markov model for aftershock occurence

  • D. Vere-Jones
Article

Summary

A model for aftershocks is put forward in which it is supposed that successive aftershocks represent transitions of an energy system from one state to the next, the successive states being linked in a Markov chain. Expressions are derived for the aftershock frequency, the energy release, and the frequency-magnitude law.

Keywords

Markov Chain Markov Model Energy Release Energy System Successive State 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Vere-Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsThe Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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