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A filtered renewal process as a model for a river flow

Mario Lefebvre

Article (2005)

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Various models, based on a filtered Poisson process, are used for the flow of a river. The aim is to forecast the next peak value of the flow, given that another peak was observed not too long ago. The most realistic model is the one when the time between the successive peaks does not have an exponential distribution, as is often assumed. An application to the Delaware River, in the USA, is presented.
Subjects: 2950 Applied mathematics > 2960 Mathematical modelling
4500 Hydrology > 4500 Hydrology
Department: Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering
Funders: CRSNG/NSERC
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3384/
Journal Title: Mathematical Problems in Engineering (vol. 2005, no. 1)
Publisher: Hindawi
DOI: 10.1155/mpe.2005.49
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1155/mpe.2005.49
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2019 16:03
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2022 15:28
Cite in APA 7: Lefebvre, M. (2005). A filtered renewal process as a model for a river flow. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2005(1), 49-59. https://doi.org/10.1155/mpe.2005.49

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