Stochastic Processes and their Applications
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Product details

  • Hardback | 403 pages
  • 160.02 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 725.74g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1990 ed.
  • XIV, 403 p.
  • 0792308948
  • 9780792308942

Table of contents

Stochastic stability for vector fields with a manifold of singular points, and an application to lattice gauge theory.- Ricci curvature and dimension for diffusion semigroups.- The Zitterbewegung of a Dirac electron in a central field.- Maximum entropy principles for Markov processes.- An optimal Carleman-type inequality for the Dirac operator.- Toeplitz operators - an asymptotic quantization of symplectic cones.- Perturbation theory for random disordered systems.- On rigorous hydrodynamics, self-diffusion and the Green-Kubo formulae.- A stochastic model for plasma dynamics.- Macroscopic potentials of dissipative dynamical systems.- Random-path intersections in geometry, probability and physics.- Noncummutative version of the central limit theorem and of Cramer's theorem.- Distributions, Sobolev spaces on Gaussian vector spaces and Ito's calculus.- On problems in stochastic differential equations connected with some particular type of interacting particles.- Asymptotic behaviors of moments for one-dimensional generalized diffusion processes.- Langevin equation and fluctuation-dissipation theorem.- The Dirichlet problem for quasi-linear partial differential operators with boundary data given by a distribution.- Stationary stochastic perturbation of a linear delay equation.- Random lattice models.- Interactions galileennes aimant-charge.- The polaron functional integral.- The Bosonic string.
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