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Hello Clyde

I'm taking a course in stochastic processes and one of the Lemma's stated (Lemma 8.5) in my coursebook doesn't go through how it was derived.

I dont have any experience with proofs and it doesn't get taught in any of my courses, how did they reach this conclusion?

It is very easy to prove the contrapositive: If it is not true that the equations are balanced (8.0.1) for any i, then there is no stable state -- the net flow in node i will

The notes found here may also be of interest:

http://www.netlab.tkk.fi/opetus/s383143/kalvot/E_bdpros.pdf

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