Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Math humour

Exercise 4.3, Section 3.4: Renewal Theory, "Probability: Theory and Examples", 3rd ed., Rick Durrett:

Customers arrive at times of a Poisson process with rate 1. If the server is occupied, they leave. (Think of a public telephone or prostitute.)

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ahh, Poisson distributions (I think). That is about the time I realized that math wasn't my forté.