A note on extinction times for the general birth, death and catastrophe process

PK Pollett, H Zhang, BJ Cairns

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Abstract

We consider a birth, death and catastrophe process where the transition rates are allowed to depend on the population size. We obtain an explicit expression for the expected time to extinction, which is valid in all cases where extinction occurs with probability 1.
Translated title of the contributionA note on extinction times for the general birth, death and catastrophe process
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)566 - 569
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Probability
Volume44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007

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