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August, 1976 On a Random Walk Between a Reflecting and an Absorbing Barrier
Alessandro Blasi
Ann. Probab. 4(4): 695-696 (August, 1976). DOI: 10.1214/aop/1176996041


The author shows that the formula given by B. Weesakul [3] for the absorption probability in a random walk between a reflecting and an absorbing barrier does not hold true in general. The correct formula in the general case is given.


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Alessandro Blasi. "On a Random Walk Between a Reflecting and an Absorbing Barrier." Ann. Probab. 4 (4) 695 - 696, August, 1976.


Published: August, 1976
First available in Project Euclid: 19 April 2007

zbMATH: 0342.60050
MathSciNet: MR407996
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aop/1176996041

Primary: 60J15
Secondary: 60G50 , 60J60

Keywords: absorption probability , Random walk

Rights: Copyright © 1976 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.4 • No. 4 • August, 1976
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