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Technical Report 132


Let [see pdf for notation] denote the probability that a particle in compartment j will reach (or enter) compartment i. We present several formulas for obtaining the [see pdf for notation] in terms of the fractional transfer coefficients. The parameter are interesting for their own sake and they are also useful for obtaining qualitative properties of compartmental systems and for interpreting results already obtained. The reachability parameters also play a role in structural identification since they give us a new method for expressing the transfer function.


Mathematics | Physical Sciences and Mathematics

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