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Limit theorems for transient Markov chains

Sidney C. Port

Limit theorems for transient Markov chains

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Markov processes.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 35.

    StatementSidney C. Port.
    SeriesMemorandum -- RM-4965-PR, Research memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-4965-PR.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17985045M

    This paper studies aspects of the Siegmund dual of the Markov branching process. The principal results are optimal convergence rates of its transition function and limit theorems in the case that it is not positive recurrent. Additional discussion is given about specifications of the Markov branching process and its dual. The dualising Markov branching processes need not be regular or even Author: Anthony G. Pakes. On the Markov Chain Central Limit Theorem Galin L. Jones School of Statistics University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, USA [email protected] February 1, Abstract The goal of this expository paper is to describe conditions which guarantee a central limit theorem for functionals of general state space Markov chains. This is done with a view.


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The state of such a system evolves according to some random dynamics without memory. The theory of Markov chains is the proper framework to study such random evolutions. In this chapter, Markov chains are introduced and their asymptotic behaviour is examined.

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