When are two Markov chains the same?

  • R Cowen Department of Mathematics, University of Botswana, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone, Botswana
  • EM Lungu Department of Mathematics, University of Botswana, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone, Botswana

Abstract

Given two one-sided Markov chains, the authors illustrate a procedure for ascertaining whether they are essentially the same. Precisely, they show how one can determine whether they are block-isomorphic. An application to hydrology is investigated with an example.

Quaestiones Mathematicae 23(2000), 507–513
Published
2006-11-28
Section
Articles

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