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Fractional Brownian Motion and the Markov Property

Philippe Carmona and Laure Coutin

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Fractional Brownian motion belongs to a class of long memory Gaussian processes that can be represented as linear functionals of an infinite dimensional Markov process. This leads naturally to:

  • An efficient algorithm to approximate the process.
  • An ergodic theorem which applies to functionals of the type $$\int_0^t \phi(V_h(s)),ds \quad\text{where}\quad V_h(s)=\int_0^s h(s-u), dB_u,.$$
where $B$ is a real Brownian motion.

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Electron. Commun. Probab., Volume 3 (1998), paper no. 12, 95-107.

Accepted: 27 October 1998
First available in Project Euclid: 2 March 2016

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Primary: 60FXX
Secondary: 60J25: Continuous-time Markov processes on general state spaces 60G15: Gaussian processes 65U05 26A33: Fractional derivatives and integrals 60A10: Probabilistic measure theory {For ergodic theory, see 28Dxx and 60Fxx}

Gaussian processes Markov Processes Numerical Approximation Ergodic Theorem

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Carmona, Philippe; Coutin, Laure. Fractional Brownian Motion and the Markov Property. Electron. Commun. Probab. 3 (1998), paper no. 12, 95--107. doi:10.1214/ECP.v3-998. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ecp/1456935918

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