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Branching Processes

  • Nicolas Privault
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)

Abstract

Branching processes are used as a tool for the modeling of population growth and mutation of entities such as living beings, genes, particles, etc., or the spread of epidemics. This chapter mainly deals with the computation of extinction probabilities for branching processes.

Keywords

Generate Function Random Number White Cell Independence Assumption Geometric Distribution 
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Bibliography

  1. 11.
    Karlin, S., Taylor, H.M.: A Second Course in Stochastic Processes. Academic Press [Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers], New York (1981) Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas Privault
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Physical and Mathematical SciencesNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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