Markovian Arrival Processes
Published Online: 15 JUN 2010
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science
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Chakravarthy, S. R. 2010. Markovian Arrival Processes. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .
- Published Online: 15 JUN 2010
Marked point processes (MPP's) play an important role in stochastic modeling. A special class of MPP's is the Markovian Arrival Process (MAP). In this section we will review the concepts, including the history of MAP both in continuous time and in discrete time.
- marked point processes;
- probabilistic modeling;
- fundamental rate;
- stochastic modeling;
- deterministic models;
- Markovian arrivals;
- index of dispersion;