Generalized contact distributions of inhomogeneous Boolean models
The main purpose of this work is to study and apply generalized contact distributions of (inhomogeneous) Boolean models Z with values in the extended convex ring. Given a convex body L ⊂ Rd and a gauge body B ⊂ Rd, such a generalized contact distribution is the conditional distribution of the random vector (dB(L,Z),uB(L,Z),pB(L,Z),lB(L,Z)) given that Z∩L = ∅, where Z is a Boolean model, dB(L,Z) is the distance of L from Z with respect to B, pB(L,Z) is the boundary point in L realizing this distance (if it exists uniquely), uB(L,Z) is the corresponding boundary point of B (if it exists uniquely) and lB(L,·) may be taken from a large class of locally defined functionals. In particular, we pursue the question of the extent to which the spatial density and the grain distribution underlying an inhomogeneous Boolean model Z are determined by the generalized contact distributions of Z.
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Digital Object Identifier: doi:10.1239/aap/1019160948
Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet): MR1895329
Zentralblatt MATH identifier: 1008.60024