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October 1999 Taylor expansions of curve-crossing probabilities
David G. Hobson, David Williams, Andrew T.A. Wood
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Bernoulli 5(5): 779-795 (October 1999).


Using an approach based on the Cameron-Martin-Girsanov theorem, we obtain a Taylor expansion for the probability that Brownian motion hits a smooth nonlinear boundary which grows at a suitable rate. The structure and probabilistic meaning of the terms in the expansion are studied in some detail.


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David G. Hobson. David Williams. Andrew T.A. Wood. "Taylor expansions of curve-crossing probabilities." Bernoulli 5 (5) 779 - 795, October 1999.


Published: October 1999
First available in Project Euclid: 12 February 2007

zbMATH: 0945.60084
MathSciNet: MR1715439

Keywords: Brownian motion , Cameron-Martin-Girsanov theorem , curve-crossing probabilities , Harmonic functions , Lévy-Khinchine operator

Rights: Copyright © 1999 Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability

Vol.5 • No. 5 • October 1999
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