6 edition of **Stopped random walks** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1988**
by Springer-Verlag in New York
.

Written in English

- Random walks (Mathematics),
- Renewal theory

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Allan Gut. |

Series | Applied probability ;, vol. 5 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA274.73 .G88 1988 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 199 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 199 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2391596M |

ISBN 10 | 0387965904 |

LC Control Number | 87021009 |

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Stopped Random Walks: Limit Theorems and Applications shows how this theory can be used to prove limit theorems for renewal counting processes, first passage time processes, and certain two-dimensional random walks, as well as how these results may be used in a variety of : Springer-Verlag New York.

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Over the years I have, on and off, continued research in this field. During this time it has become clear that many limit theorems can be obtained with the aid of limit theorems for random walks indexed by families of positive, integer valued random variables, typically by families of stopping times.

"Stopped random walks occur in sequential analysis renewal theory and queueing theory several applications are discussed in the text. The book under review is the second edition of a book first published in. lengthy bibliography from the first edition has been brought up to date.

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A particular highlight is their now-famous inquiry into Cited by: 10 Intersection Probabilities for Random Walks Long range estimate Short range estimate One-sided exponent 11 Loop-erased random walk h-processes Loop-erased random walk LERW in Zd d≥3 d= 2 Rate of growth Short-range intersections 12 Appendix A random walk is a mathematical object, known as a stochastic or random process, that describes a path that consists of a succession of random steps on some mathematical space such as the integers.

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What is a random walk. A random walk is a statistical model which describes the behavior of a variable such that its value today is equal to: (a) the value that it had yesterday, plus (b) a random and unpredictable change. Such models are often us. Stopping Time, Random Walk. Ask Question Asked 7 years, 2 months ago.

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Stopped Random Walks: Limit Theorems and Applications shows how this theory can be used to prove limit theorems for renewal counting processes, first passage time processes, and certain two-dimenstional random walks, and to how these results are useful in various applications.

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