A Note on Strauss's Model for Clustering

F. P. Kelly
B. D. Ripley

Biometrika, 63 (1976), 357-360.

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We show how Strauss's model for clustering arises naturally from a family of finite point processes with a Markov property and as the equilibrium distribution of certain Markov processes.

Keywords: point process, spatial birth-and-death process

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