birth-death process(redirected from Birth-and-death process)
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birth-death process[¦bərth ¦deth ‚prä‚səs]
A simple queuing model in which units to be served arrive (birth) and depart (death) in a completely random manner.
A method for describing the size of a population in which the population increases or decreases by one unit or remains constant over short time periods.