A collector's problem with renewal arrival processes

Offer Kella*, Wolfgang Stadje

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We study a collector's problem with K renewal arrival processes for different type items, where the objective is to collect complete sets. In particular, we derive the asymptotic distribution of the sequence of interarrival times between set completions.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)610-620
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Applied Probability
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2008


  • Asymptotic distribution
  • Collector's problem
  • Complete set
  • Mixture
  • Renewal processes
  • Superposition


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