Accession Number : AD0661300

Title :   NECESSARY CONDITIONS FOR ALMOST SURE EXTINCTION OF A BRANCHING PROCESS WITH RANDOM ENVIRONMENT,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV CHAPEL HILL DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Walter L.

Report Date : SEP 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : This note considers what may be called a branching process with random environment; it will be a sequence (Z sub n) of random variables forming a particular sort of Markov chain.

Descriptors :   (*STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), PROBABILITY, RANDOM VARIABLES, SEQUENCES(MATHEMATICS), THEOREMS, CONVERGENCE

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE