Stochastic Modeling and Environmental Change
Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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Olofsson, P. 2013. Counting process. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
A counting process is a nonnegative, integer-valued, increasing stochastic process that is used to count the number of occurrences of some event as time goes by. Special cases include pure birth processes, renewal processes, and the Poisson process.
- counting process;
- excess lifetime;
- Poisson process;
- pure birth process;
- renewal process