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# Questions tagged [poisson-process]

For questions about the theory or applications of the Poisson process, one of the most widely applied point processes in statistics and elsewhere.

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### Interarrival times of Negative Binomial (Yule-Furry) process?

The interarrival (ia) times of a Poisson process are exponentially distributed. What distribution function describes the ia times of a Negative Binomial process aka Yule-Furry process? Thanks!
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### NIST exponential distribution Poisson distribution

An exponential distribution describes the time between events in a Poisson process. Suppose that the average waiting time for an action is 5 minutes. The time waited each time measured in hours is an ...
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### Alternatives to Poisson Distribution

Imagine a data set that has information about how frequently various people visit a location $l$ over a year ($l$ could be a restaurant or a public park). What would be a good way to analyze this data?...
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### Marking a hard core poisson process

A hard core process (HCP) deals with the deposition of hard spheres, generally of the same radius, that are forbidden to overlap. Suppose instead that the identical spheres are replaced with distinct ...
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### Proof for the distribution of the increments of Gaussian and Poisson processes?

What is analytic proof for the fact that increments of a Gaussian process are again Gaussian? How could I apply that to increments of Poisson process? Maybe do I multiply characteristic function ...