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October 1971 (vol. 20 no. 10)
pp. 1208-1211
Using a technique based on "state splitting" it is shown that every n-state Markov system is decomposable into a whirl interconnection of n-1 two-state Markov systems.
Index Terms:
Cascade decomposition, lumpability, Markov systems, separability, state splitting, whirl decomposition.
Citation:
A. Paz, "Whirl Decomposition of Stochastic Systems," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 1208-1211, Oct. 1971, doi:10.1109/T-C.1971.223107
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