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Renewal Function and Renewal-Type Equations

  1. Liqiang Liu

Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0721

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

How to Cite

Liu, L. 2011. Renewal Function and Renewal-Type Equations. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .

Author Information

  1. Eindhoven University of Technology, EURANDOM, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2011

Abstract

Renewal functions, renewal arguments, and renewal-type equations play important roles in renewal theory. This article introduces main conceptual knowledge on these topics.

Keywords:

  • renewal function;
  • renewal-type equation;
  • renewal argument;
  • Laplace–Stieljes transform;
  • renewal theory