Item description for Interactive Markov Chains by Holger Hermanns...
Markov Chains are widely used as stochastic models to study a broad spectrum of system performance and dependability characteristics. This monograph is devoted to compositional specification and analysis of Markov chains. Based on principles known from process algebra, the author systematically develops an algebra of interactive Markov chains. By presenting a number of distinguishing results, of both theoretical and practical nature, the author substantiates the claim that interactive Markov chains are more than just another formalism: Among other, an algebraic theory of interactive Markov chains is developed, devise algorithms to mechanize compositional aggregation are presented, and state spaces of several million states resulting from the study of an ordinary telefone system are analyzed.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Oct 28, 2002
ISBN 3540442618 ISBN13 9783540442615
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