9. Waiting for the First Scan

  1. N. Balakrishnan and
  2. Markos V. Koutras

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150467.ch9

Runs and Scans with Applications

Runs and Scans with Applications

How to Cite

Balakrishnan, N. and Koutras, M. V. (2001) Waiting for the First Scan, in Runs and Scans with Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150467.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471248927

Online ISBN: 9781118150467



  • first scan;
  • distribution function;
  • Markov-dependent trials;
  • conditional distribution;
  • estimation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • I.I.D. Trials

  • Markov-Dependent Trials— Markov-Geometric Distribution of Order κ/m

  • Conditional Distribution