## Elements of Applied Stochastic ProcessesStochastic processes: description and definition; The two-state markov process; Markov chains: classification of states; Finite markov chains; Markov chains with countably infinite states; Simple markov processes; Renewal processes; Stationary processes: some general properties; Markov decision processes; Congestion processes; Stochastic processes in reliability theory; Time series analysis; Social and behavioral processes; Some markov models in business and sports. |

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INTRODUCTION | 1 |

DESCRIPTION | 7 |

THE TWOSTATE MARKOV PROCESS | 18 |

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