Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Poisson Process

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200606

A stochastic, renewal-counting point process beginning from time t = 0 with N(0) = 0 that satisfies the following assumptions is called a Poisson process with rate \( \lambda \)

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