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Variation of iterated Brownian motion
(American Mathematical Society, 1994)
In this paper, we study higher order variations of iterated Brownian motion (IBM) with view towards possible applications to the construction of the stochastic integral with respect to IBM. We prove that the 4-th variation of IBM is a deterministic linear function. This clearly means that the quadratic variation is infinite ...
Intersection local time for points of infinite multiplicity
(Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 1994-04)
For each a [is an element of the set] (0, 1/2), there exists a random measure [beta] [subscript] a which is supported on the set of points where two-dimensional Brownian motion spends a units of local time. The measure [beta] [subscript] a is carried by a set which has Hausdorff dimension equal to 2−a. A Palm measure ...
The boundary Harnack principle for non-divergence form elliptic operators
(Cambridge University Press, 1994)
If L is a uniformly elliptic operator in non–divergence form, the boundary Harnack principle for the ratio of positive L–harmonic functions holds in Hölder domains of order [alpha] if [alpha] > 1/2. A counterexample shows that 1/2 is sharp. For Hölder domains of order [alpha] with [alpha is an element of the set] (0, 1], the ...
2-D Brownian motion in a system of reflecting barriers: effective diffusivity by a sampling method
(Institute of Physics, 1994-02-07)
We study two-dimensional Brownian motion in an ordered periodic system of linear reflecting barriers using the sampling method and conformal transformations. We calculate the effective diffusivity for the Brownian particle. When the periods are fixed but the length of the barrier goes to zero, the effective diffusivity in ...