Explosions in Markov Processes and Submartingale Convergence.

  • G. Kersting
  • F. C. Klebaner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 114)


Conditions for nonexplosions and explosions in Markov pure jump processes are given in terms of the rate of change in the process. We show how these conditions follow from a submartingale convergence theorem. As a corollary, new conditions for nonexplosions in Birth-Death processes in terms of the survival rate are obtained.


Markov Process Positive Function Conditional Expectation Jump Process Markov Jump Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Kersting
    • 1
  • F. C. Klebaner
    • 2
  1. 1.University of FrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.University of MelbourneAustralia

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