Quermass-interaction processes: Conditions for stability
UNSPECIFIED. (1999) Quermass-interaction processes: Conditions for stability. ADVANCES IN APPLIED PROBABILITY, 31 (2). pp. 315-342. ISSN 0001-8678Full text not available from this repository.
We consider a class of random point and germ-grain processes, obtained using a rather natural weighting procedure. Given a Poisson point process, on each point one places a grain, a (possibly random) compact convex set. Let Xi be the union of all grains. One can now construct new processes whose density is derived from an exponential of a linear combination of quermass functionals of Xi. If only the area functional is used, then the area-interaction point process is recovered. New point processes arise if we include the perimeter length functional, or the Euler functional (number of components minus number of holes). The main question addressed by the paper is that of when the resulting point process is well-defined: geometric arguments are used to establish conditions for the point process to be stable in the sense of Ruelle.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ADVANCES IN APPLIED PROBABILITY|
|Publisher:||APPLIED PROBABILITY TRUST|
|Official Date:||June 1999|
|Number of Pages:||28|
|Page Range:||pp. 315-342|
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