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 contribution||A note on extinction times for the general birth, death and catastrophe process|
|Pages (from-to)||566 - 569|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Probability|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2007|