Estimators xn(Xo, X1,..., Xn), are described which, when applied to an unknown stationary process taking values from a countable alphabet X, converge almost surely to k in case the process is a kth-order Markov chain and to infinity otherwise.
- Markov chains
- Order estimation
- Stationary processes
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