Accession Number : AD0782137

Title :   A Survey of Renewal Theory with Emphasis on Approximations, Bounds, and Applications,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Butterworth,R. W. ; Marshall,K. T.

Report Date : MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The models of renewal theory are reviewed, with particular emphasis on their practical applications. Bounds and approximations to various quantities are given, along with computational methods and results. Examples of how renewal theory is best used are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Replacement theory, Stochastic processes, Distribution functions, Random variables, Queueing theory, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE