Lecture Notes in Statistics - Proceedings

Workshop on Branching Processes and Their Applications

Editors: González, M.V., Puerto, I.M., Martínez, R., Molina, M., Mota, M., Ramos, A. (Eds.)

  • Branching processes theory and their applications, mainly, on population dynamics, cell kinetics, genetics, and epidemiology

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About this book

This volume contains papers presented at the Workshop on Branching Processes and Their Applications (WBPA09). These papers deal with theoretical and practical aspects of branching process theory, showing it to be an area of active and interesting research. They clearly indicate the vitality of the theoretical research on this topic, as well as the importance of branching concepts in the development of theoretical approaches to solving new problems in applied fields such as Epidemiology, Cell Kinetics, Genetics, and, of course, Population Dynamics. The topics covered by the papers have been classified into the following areas:

  • Population Growth Models in Random and Varying Environments
  • Special Branching Processes
  • Limit Theorems and Statistics
  • Applications in Cell Kinetics and Genetics
  • Applications in Epidemiology
  • Two-Sex Branching Models
This book represents a valuable reference on the contemporary branching processes theory, presenting also many open problems which will lead to future research.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • A refinement of limit theorems for the critical branching processes in random environment

    Vatutin, Vladimir

    Pages 3-19

  • Branching processes in stationary random environment: The extinction problem revisited

    Alsmeyer, Gerold

    Pages 21-36

  • Environmental versus demographic stochasticity in population growth

    Braumann, Carlos A.

    Pages 37-52

  • Stationary distributions of the alternating branching processes

    Mayster, Penka

    Pages 53-67

  • Approximations in population-dependent branching processes

    Klebaner, Fima C.

    Pages 71-78

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eBook $119.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $159.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-11154-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Workshop on Branching Processes and Their Applications
Editors
  • Miguel Velasco González
  • Inés M. Puerto
  • Rodrigo Martínez
  • Manuel Molina
  • Manuel Mota
  • Alfonso Ramos
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Statistics - Proceedings
Series Volume
197
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-11156-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-11156-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-11154-9
Series ISSN
1869-7240
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 296
Number of Illustrations and Tables
15 b/w illustrations
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