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Overlapping interval of a Poisson arrival process

Calls arrives according to a Poisson arrival process with rate lambda = 15. Find E(N(2,4]N(3,5]) My thoughts: E(N(2,4]) = E(N(3,5]) = lambda * t = 15 * 2 = 30 However, I cannot figure out the next ...
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Is there a family of processes centred on the Poisson process?

I am looking for a model, characterized continuously by a single parameter, to describe the arrival times of buses with unit expected interarrival time. At one extreme of the parameter (say ...
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A math proof within a question about homogeneous Poisson process

We know that a homogeneous Poisson process is a process with a constant intensity $\lambda$. That is, for any time interval $[t, t+\Delta t]$, $P\left \{ k \;\text{events in}\; [t, t+\Delta t] \right ...
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Proof about an Inhomogeneous Poisson Process

We know that an inhomogeneous Poisson process is a process with a rate function $\lambda(t)$. That is, for any time interval $[t, t+\Delta t]$, $P\left \{ k \;\text{events in}\; [t, t+\Delta t] \right ...
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Help me out with real-life Gamma distributions

I'm working with some data relating to maintenance and parts failures. I've got a pure math background with only a little bit of probability, and I'm currently learning by doing. I've got a list of ...
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Understanding Poisson Point Process [closed]

Could someone explain the Poisson Point Process? Is it simply an Integration over a Poisson Process for higher dimensions? If so, how do you derive the function, say in two-dimensional space, and ...
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Multiple poisson processes ?

I'm just trying to get my head around Poisson processes, as they're fairly new to me, and I've had a thought experiment that has been annoying me a little. Imagine a volume of some mixture hit by ...
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Is there a similarity between a jump process and a counting process since both follow a Poisson distribution

I read that a jump in a stock price can be modeled as a Poisson process. But I have also read that a Poisson process is a good model for a counting process (i.e. number of hits to a website per unit ...
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Expected value of a product of two compound Poisson processes

I'm working on my master thesis now and I've been struggling with a problem for some while now and no one seems to be able to help me or point me in any direction. So now I reach out to see if someone ...
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Uses of Poisson process in stock price models

If I want to find the probability that a stock is going to touch a support or resistance at least once in the next 5days, can I use a Poisson distribution? The textbook examples usually say that ...
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Split Poisson Process AND severity

I have a Poisson process whose statistics are interarrival times ($\bf X$), number of arrivals ($\bf N$), and arrival times ($\bf T$). Later, the process is split by a Bernoulli process that ...
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Comparing different poisson distributions with very variable sample sizes

I have data on around 50 different roads: The number of accidents and the volume of traffic on each. I'd like to compare these and estimate which is the most dangerous/safest, but the volumes (and ...
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What image registration metric should be employed to account for Poisson Noise?

I have a pair of adjacent frames (volumes) Xt and Xt+1 and I want to obtain a non rigid registration field relating the pixels (voxels) of Xt+1 to Xt. The intensities among the images are similar. If ...
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Please explain the waiting paradox

A few years ago I designed a radiation detector that works by measuring the interval between events rather than counting them. My assumption was, that when measuring non-contiguous samples, on ...
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Mean and variance of Cox process

Consider the (doubly-stochastic) Poisson point process with rate $ \lambda(t) = \rho e^{-t/\tau} $ where $\rho\sim\Gamma(\alpha,\beta)$ is a Gamma-distributed random variable. I require the mean ...
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A union bound on a continuous variable

Assume a continuous point process (say Poisson) in [0,t]. Assume that it is given that only three jumps occurred in [0,t], however, their exact time coordinate is unknown. In addition, it is known ...
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Binsize for Compound Poisson Gamma Distribution

Having data of a (putative) Poisson-Gamma process I am looking for a method to define the correct binsize for analysing my data. I need a certain range (!) of binsizes (for instance starting with ...
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Poisson process and the memoryless property

I understand that inter-arrival times of a Poisson process are exponentially distributed and therefore the inter-arrival times are memoryless. However, how about the waiting times of Poisson process ...
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Estimating parameters and latent variables in a split Poisson distribution using R and JAGS

I am trying to estimate parameters and latent variables in a split Poisson model that describes observable and unobservable counts in time assuming the split probability is $\pi$. An observable event ...
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Mean of Poisson distribution experimentally

Suppose I approximate a variable (events of certain type) by a Poisson distribution and I would like to write a program and measure the mean experimentally. The idea is that I have an algorithm which ...
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Testing if points on a line are over/under dispersed

I have a series of about 1000 points on a chromosome and I want to know if they are clumped, over-dispersed, or neither. The chromosome can be viewed as a 1-dimensional. I've looked over some ...
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Test hypothesis point process is Poisson [duplicate]

I have some data and I would like to test the hypothesis that they come from a homogeneous Poisson process. I can of course look at the inter event times and test if these are exponentially ...
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Poisson counting process parameter

Two quick questions: What's the maximum likelihood estimator of the parameter of an homogeneous Poisson counting process? To estimate $\lambda$ I'm currently using number of events/total time, ...
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A modelling question about point processes with heavy tails

I am trying to model a number of point processes for which I have data. If I choose to model each one using a (different) homogeneous Poisson process and estimate the rate using MLE then for some of ...
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Given time series data, how to model the frequency of someone changes his job?

I am given a time series data vector (ordered by months and years),which contains only 0s and 1s. ...
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Detecting changepoint in ratio of rates of two Poisson processes

I'm interested in a changepoint detection problem of the following scenario: Consider two Poisson processes for which we have the event times. I'm interested in detecting a change in the relative ...
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How to predict given Poisson regression?

I run some Poisson regressions with the following results: (with number of associations an individual belongs to as the dependent variable) ...
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Estimating Poisson process intensity using GLM

Suppose I want to build an explanatory model for events generated by an inhomogeneous Poisson process with unknown intensity $\lambda$. Each entry in my dataset represents the registration of an ...
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Fitting for a Poisson-Gaussian Mixture Distribution

First of all, I am rather new to statistics, so go easy on me. I am aware that the negative binomial distribution can be thought to arise as a result of letting the $\lambda$ parameter in a Poisson ...
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Total expectation theorem for Poisson processes

I have two independent Poisson processes $A$ and $B$ with arrival rates $\lambda_A$ and $\lambda_B$, respectively. Now, the expected time for the arrival of the next item for the merged process should ...
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Poisson arrival

Users arrive according to Poisson process with rate $\lambda$. If every third user is removed, then do the remaining users form a Poisson process with rate $2\lambda/3$? If every other user is ...
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How do we predict rare events?

I am working on developing an insurance risk predictive model. These models are of "rare events" like airline no-show prediction, hardware fault detection, etc. As I prepared my data set, I tried to ...
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Generalised (nonhomogeneous) Poisson process

Define a generalised Poisson process as an arrival process that begins at time 0 and that satisfies: The independence property: the number of arrivals during two non-overlapping intervals ...
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Non-parametric estimators for time-varying binomial proportion

I have a bunch of count data associated with time intervals (potentially overlapping and of variable lengths), say $(s_i, t_i, n_i, N_i)$ where $N_i$ is a count of the total number of events ...
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If Maria performs more observations per unit of time than Maximilien, how can he estimates the Maria's results from his own?

General problem Having a sequence of values $v_0, v_\Delta, v_{2\Delta}, \ldots, v_{N\Delta}$, which are measured every $\Delta$ units of time, usually we are interested in the prediction of the ...
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Mean length of time spent queueing in $M/E_2/1$ system?

Context: Consider a $M/E_2/1$ queueing system, where the customer arrival rate is $\lambda$ and the service time distribution has a gamma distribution with parameters $2$ and $\mu$, i.e. with p.d.f. ...
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Mean service time of a $M/E_2/1$ queueing system?

Consider a $M/E_2/1$ queueing system, where the customer arrival rate is $\lambda$ and the service time distribution has a gamma distribution with parameters $2$ and $\mu$, i.e. with p.d.f. ...
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Estimate of censored poisson process

I have a set of processes, each of which has number of events and the total length of time. I'm trying to model them as independent Poisson processes with there own rates. The rate of the ith process ...
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Maximum likelihood for number of events in Poisson process

I have a Poisson process with parameter $\lambda$ known. How do I compute the maximum-likelihood estimator for $N$, ie. the number of events over a specific time spell $T$. To repeat, I know ...
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Expected waiting time

The following is a worked example found in past papers of my university, but haven't been able to figure out to solve it (I have the answer, but do not understand how to get there). Any help in ...
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Poisson Process arrivals

This is a homework problem. Between 10 AM and 6 PM visitors arrive at the Tate Modern Gallery in accordance with a Poisson process at the rate of 6 per minute. Determine the probability that 10 ...
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Poisson and Exponential Distribution- Is the following question correct?

Accidents occur with a Poisson distribution at an average of 4 per week. i.e., $\lambda= 4$. Calculate the probability of more than 5 accidents in any one week. What is the probability that at least ...
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How to know if a data follows a Poisson Distribution in R?

I am an undergrad student and I have a project for my probability class. Basically, I have a dataset about the hurricanes that impacted my country for a series of years. In my probability Book, ...
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Question about identification for this parametrization

Assume I observe a poisson-process with a rate $\boldsymbol{\lambda}$. I would like to model $\boldsymbol{\lambda}$ as: $\boldsymbol{\lambda} = \boldsymbol{\pi}_1\boldsymbol{\lambda}_1 + ...
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M/GI/inf queue in stationary distribution, how to get queue size distribution at the arrival times?

Suppose that we have an $M/GI/\infty$ queue, that is, we have infinitely many servers, a Poisson arrival process with rate $\lambda$ (i.e., random arrival times $0=t_0 < t_1 < t_2 < \dots ...
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Are there any alternatives to simulation for determining the distribution of number of events from two dependent non-homogeneous Poisson processes?

A "state of the art" model for the distribution of goals scored in a soccer match is that of Dixon and Robinson (1998) "A Birth Process Model for Association Football Matches" which accounts for two ...
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Testing for Poisson process

I have some discrete times of events and I would like to do a test to see if they are likely to have come from a homogeneous Poisson process. From this pdf, I see: REMARK 6.3 ( TESTING POISSON ...
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How to prove the independent and stationary increment of a poisson process?

Given a Poisson distribution with parameter $\lambda$ (basically a Poisson process), how can I prove that this Poisson process is independent and stationary increment? Or the memoryless property: ...
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Conditions for Poisson approximation of the superposition of non-Poisson processes

It is well known that the superposition of $N$ Poisson processes is itself a Poisson process with an intensity given by $\sum_{n=1}^{N} \lambda _{n}$. Conversely a superposition including any ...