Stochastic Processes (i): Poisson Processes and Markov Chains

  • Warren J. Ewens
  • Gregory R. Grant
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

Abstract

In this section we state the fundamental properties that define a Poisson process, and from these properties we derive the Poisson distribution, introduced in Section 1.3.6.

Keywords

Pyrimidine Purine Dunham 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warren J. Ewens
    • 1
  • Gregory R. Grant
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Penn Center for Computational BiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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