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Poisson Process and its Generalizations

  1. Vaidyanathan Ramaswami

Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0661

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

How to Cite

Ramaswami, V. 2011. Poisson Process and its Generalizations. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .

Author Information

  1. AT&T Labs Research, Florham Park, New Jersey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the Poisson process and many of its widely used generalizations.

Keywords:

  • Poisson process;
  • compound Poisson;
  • doubly stochastic process;
  • Cox process;
  • Markovian arrival process;
  • spatial Poisson process