This is the second volume of the reworked second edition of a key work on Point Process Theory. Fully revised and updated by the authors who have reworked their 1988 first edition, it brings together the basic theory of random measures and point processes in a unified setting and continues with the more theoretical topics of the first edition: limit theorems, ergodic theory, Palm theory, and evolutionary behaviour via martingales and conditional intensity. The very substantial new material in this second volume includes expanded discussions of marked point processes, convergence to equilibrium, and the structure of spatial point processes.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 573
Weight: 1046 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 31 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2008
From the reviews of the second edition:
"This book is the second Volume of the original single Volume from 1988, the first volume having appeared in 2003.... It contains several topics that have been studied since 1988, a list of references that is greatly enlarged and improved.... In all, the second volume...serves as an excellent and unique standard reference to the theory of point processes and may not be missed by anyone dealing in a serious way with point processes." (A. Stein, Kwantitatieve Methoden, Issue R12, 2008)
"Although the first and second volumes are not physically bound, they are clearly intimately linked.... A welcome new chapter in this second edition provides a brief introduction to spatial point processes surveying both descriptive methods for point patterns and point process models.... Challenging exercises at the end of each chapter both illuminate and expand on the text. The writing flows, yet is always meticulous, all notation is well defined , and a clear love for the subject is transparent throughout. The two volumes together are a major achievement by the authors and deserve to become a main reference in the area of point processes." (Michael Sherman, Journal of the American Statistical Association, March 2009, Vol. 104, No. 485)
"The second volume focuses on the structure and general theory of point processes ... . each topic is carefully motivated and an extensive literature review is provided. ... Volume II will be of particular use to the specialist with a good background in probability, measure theory, and topology. ... belong on the shelf of any modern probability theorist." (Gail Ivanoff, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2009 b)