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Probability approximation by Clark-Ocone covariance representation

Nicolas Privault and Giovanni Luca Torrisi

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Based on the Stein method and a general integration by parts framework we derive various bounds on the distance between probability measures. We show that this framework can be implemented on the Poisson space by covariance identities obtained from the Clark-Ocone representation formula and derivation operators. Our approach avoids the use of the inverse of the Ornstein Uhlenbeck operator as in the existing literature, and also applies to the Wiener space.

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Electron. J. Probab., Volume 18 (2013), paper no. 91, 25 pp.

Accepted: 23 October 2013
First available in Project Euclid: 4 June 2016

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Primary: 60F05: Central limit and other weak theorems
Secondary: 60G57: Random measures 60H07: Stochastic calculus of variations and the Malliavin calculus

Poisson space Stein-Chen method Malliavin calculus Clark-Ocone formula

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Privault, Nicolas; Torrisi, Giovanni Luca. Probability approximation by Clark-Ocone covariance representation. Electron. J. Probab. 18 (2013), paper no. 91, 25 pp. doi:10.1214/EJP.v18-2787. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ejp/1465064316

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