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May 1999 The two-stage contact process
Stephen M. Krone
Ann. Appl. Probab. 9(2): 331-351 (May 1999). DOI: 10.1214/aoap/1029962745

Abstract

We introduce a multitype interacting particle system, which is a natural generalization of the contact process. Here, individuals in the population have two life stages, young and adult. Only adults can give birth and each new offspring is young. Transition from young to adult occurs at constant rate, and individuals die at rates that depend on their life stage. Important to the analysis of this process is the construction of a multitype dual process.

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Stephen M. Krone. "The two-stage contact process." Ann. Appl. Probab. 9 (2) 331 - 351, May 1999. https://doi.org/10.1214/aoap/1029962745

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Published: May 1999
First available in Project Euclid: 21 August 2002

zbMATH: 0938.60101
MathSciNet: MR1687347
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aoap/1029962745

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Primary: 60K35

Keywords: contact process , Dual process , Interacting particle system , multitype , survival

Rights: Copyright © 1999 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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