Stochastic Population Modeling
One way to analyze the time evolution of discrete populations is to develop models of birth, death and other mechanisms that influence the size of the population, as well as interactions between two or more populations. Modeling of births and deaths is introduced, followed by a discussion of a combined birth-death model representable in matrix form. The existence of equilibrium states is questioned and the time evolution of population distribution moments is presented.
KeywordsExtinction Probability Extinction Time Initial Population Size Rabbit Population Independent Poisson Process
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