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Author Kohatsu-Higa, Arturo, author
Title Jump SDEs and the study of their densities : a self-study book / by Arturo Kohatsu-Higa, Atsushi Takeuchi
Imprint Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2019
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 355 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Series Universitext, 0172-5939
Note Review of some basic concepts of probability theory -- Simple Poisson process and its corresponding SDEs -- Compound Poisson process and its associated stochastic calculus -- Construction of Levy processes and their corresponding SDEs: The finite variation case -- Construction of Levy processes and their corresponding SDEs: The infinite variation case -- Multi-dimensional Levy processes and their densities -- Flows associated with stochastic differential equations with jumps -- Overview -- Techniques to study the density -- Basic ideas for integration by parts formulas -- Sensitivity formulas -- Integration by parts: Norris method -- A non-linear example: The Boltzmann equation -- Further hints for the exercises
The present book deals with a streamlined presentation of Levy processes and their densities. It is directed at advanced undergraduates who have already completed a basic probability course. Poisson random variables, exponential random variables, and the introduction of Poisson processes are presented first, followed by the introduction of Poisson random measures in a simple case. With these tools the reader proceeds gradually to compound Poisson processes, finite variation Levy processes and finally one-dimensional stable cases. This step-by-step progression guides the reader into the construction and study of the properties of general Levy processes with no Brownian component. In particular, in each case the corresponding Poisson random measure, the corresponding stochastic integral, and the corresponding stochastic differential equations (SDEs) are provided. The second part of the book introduces the tools of the integration by parts formula for jump processes in basic settings and first gradually provides the integration by parts formula in finite-dimensional spaces and gives a formula in infinite dimensions. These are then applied to stochastic differential equations in order to determine the existence and some properties of their densities. As examples, instances of the calculations of the Greeks in financial models with jumps are shown. The final chapter is devoted to the Boltzmann equation
Host Item Springer Nature eBook
Subject Stochastic differential equations
Levy processes
Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
Functional Analysis
Partial Differential Equations
Alt Author Takeuchi, Atsushi, author
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