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Indicator function of an infinitesimal set

While reading a paper related to functional of brownian motion I came across the following notation $1(B_t \in dx)$, where $1(A)$ is the indicator function of the set A, and $B_t$ is a standard ...
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Expectation of stochastic integrals related to Brownian Motion

I'm trying to solve a problem that's now doing my head in a bit. I'll share with you the question and let's see if somebody can shed some light into the matter: Let B be a standard Brownian Motion ...
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Expected Value of SDE

how do I compute the expected value and variance of a stochastic process where I only know the SDE? In particular for the process $dB_t = ( 1/B_t - B_t/(T-t)) dt + dW_t$ where $W$ is a standard ...
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General question about expected value of brownian motion

I was wondering if anyone could tell me a little about expectation of brownian motions and how it is connected with normal distribution. I know that B(t) is $N(mean*t,variance*t) $ and that the ...
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A Special case of geometric Brownian motion

I'm sitting with a special case of GBM where $B(t)$ is Brownian motion with drift $\mu$ and variance $\sigma^2$. I want to find the expected value of $A(t)$, where $A(t)$ is given by ...
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Independence in Brownian Motion

I've read two times in different lecture notes that for a Brownian Motion $(B_s)_{s\ge 0}$ and $t<u$ the random variable $B^t_{u}:=B_{t+u}-B_t$ is independent from ${\cal F}_t:=\sigma\{B_s:s\le ...
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$B(t)$ is brownian motion. I want Find $d(M(t))^2$,where $M(t)=e^{B(t)-\frac{t}{2}}$,

let $B(t)$ is brownian motion. Find $d(M(t))^2$,where $M(t)=e^{B(t)-\frac{t}{2}}$,
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I want Find $d(\frac{X(t)}{Y(t)})$ where $B(t)$ is a brownian motion and $X(t)=tB (t)$ and $Y(t)=e^{B(t)}$.

Let $B(t)$ is a brownian motion and $X(t)=tB (t)$ and $Y(t)=e^{B(t)}$. Find $d(\frac{X(t)}{Y(t)})$ Thanks for help.
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Fake Brownian Motion

Does there exist a martingale which has Marginal distributions same as Brownian Motion marginals but the process itself not being Brownian motion? Any references are highly appreciated. Thanks.
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Time scaling of Brownian motion

Let $(B_t)_{t\geq 0}$ be a standard Brownian motion and $A_t$ be an increasing continuous process adapted to the filtration generated by the Brownian Motion and $A_0 = 0$. I am trying to prove ...
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Wiener process analytic expression from geometric brownian motion

The solution to the SDE $dx= -kx\ dt + cx \ dW$ is $x(t) = x_0 e^{(c - k^2/2)t}e^{-k W}$ with mean $\langle x(t) \rangle = x_0 e^{(c - k^2/2)t}$ where $W(t)$ is the Wiener process. Im ...
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The limit supremum of a function involving Brownian motion

I would like, for some $\delta>0$ and a Brownian motion $B$, to calculate $\displaystyle\limsup_{t\to\infty}\left(\exp\left( (1+\delta)t\right)\cdot\exp\left(-B_t-\frac{t}{2}\right)\right)$ ...
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Must $n$ independent Wiener processes be simultaneously positive at some time?

Consider $n$ independent one-dimensional Wiener processes $(W_i)_{1\leqslant i\leqslant n}$. Is there with probability $1$ some time $t\in[0,1]$ such that $W_i(t)>0$ for every $1\leqslant ...
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Exercise 3.3.25 of Karatzas and Shreve

This is the Exercise 3.25 of Karatzas and Shreve on page 163 Whith $W=\{W_t, \mathcal F_t; 0\leq t<\infty\}$ a standard, one-dimensional Brownian motion and $X$ a measurable, adapted process ...
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When is a continuous path stochastic process be representable as diffusion or Ito process?

When can a continuous path (Markovian) stochastic process in one dimension be represented as an Ito or a diffusion process? What are the examples when it can not be?
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I want to show $E(B(t)-B(s))^4=3(t-s)^2$

Let $B(t)$ and $B(s)$ are brownian-motion I want to show $$E(B(t)-B(s))^4=3(t-s)^2$$ thanks for help.
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Problem 3.2.28 of Karatzas and Shreve

It's the Problem 2.28 of Karatzas and Shreve on Page 147: Let $M=W$ be standard Brownian motion and $X\in\mathcal{p}$. We define for $0\leq s<t<\infty$ $$\zeta_t^s(X)\triangleq\int_s^t X_u ...
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Distribution of Difference of Independent Random Variables

Usually in the development of the theory of Brownian motion, one makes the assumption that $X_t$ (the coordinate functions on $(\mathbb{R}^*)^{[0,\infty)}$). have normal distributions with mean $0$ ...
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Let B(·) and W (·) are two independent Brownian motions. Show two integrals have the same distributions.

Let B(·) and W (·) are two independent Brownian motions. How to show that the distributions of $\int_{0}^{1}(B(t)+W(1-t))^2dt$ and $\int_{0}^{1}((B(t))^2+(B(1)-B(t))^2)dt$ are the same? I think that ...
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Distribuation Max - Min of Brownian motion

I'm looking for the distribuation of $M_X(t) - m_X(t)$ of the brownian motion and not the joint distribuation. where $m_X(t) = \min\limits_{0\leq s\leq t}X(s)$ and $M_X(t) = \max\limits_{0\leq s\leq ...
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Ito's Isometry for three factors

Ito's Isometry states the following: If $\{W_t\}_{t\ge0}$ is a Brownian motion and $\{\phi_t\}_{t\ge0},\{\psi_t\}_{t\ge0}$ are two non-anticipative piecewise-continous processes with $\mathbb ...
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Verifying a standard Brownian Motion?

Let $\{X_t, t\ge 0\}$ be a standard Brownian motion process. For a fixed positive number s and all $t\ge 0$, we define $Y_t = X_{t+s} - X_s$. Is $\{Y_t, t\ge0\}$ a standard Brownian motion? Attempt: ...
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$\int_0^tB_s^2\ dB_s$ - Gaussian Process and independent increments?

For $(B_t)_{t\ge0}$ a standard Brownian motion (Wiener process) define the stochastic process $X_t:=\int_0^tB_s^2\ dB_s$. I am currently trying to assess if $(X_t)_{t\ge0}$ is a Gaussian process and ...
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Expectation of product of correlated Brownian motions at different time points

Given the information about the correlation of two Brownian motions as $E[dW_1 dW_2] = \rho dt$ and knowing that $E[W_1(t)W_1(t')] = \min(t,t')$, I want to compute $E[W_1(t)W_2(t')]$ I interpret ...
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Blumenthal 0-1 law

Let $(B_t)$ be a Brownian motion. Consider the event : $B(n)>a \sqrt n $occuring infinitely often. I want to prove that this event has probability 1. we can see that, by rescaling property, ...
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Blumenthal zero-one law

How to prove $\limsup\limits_{n \to \infty} \frac{1}{\sqrt n}B(n) = +\infty$ using Blumenthal zero-one law, where B is a Brownian motion?
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differentiability of brownian motion

for a fixed $t \in [0, \infty)$, I have to show that $ \mathbb{P} (D^+W_t = + \infty$ and $D_+W_t = -\infty )$, where $D^+$ (and $D_+$) denotes the upper right-hand derivative (and respectively the ...
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Time-invariance and spatial-invariance of a stochastic process

Many stochastic processes have independent and stationary increments, i.e. let $(X_t)_{t\ge 0}$ be a stochastic process on a probability space $(\Omega,\mathcal{F},\mathbb{P})$, then $X_t - X_s ...
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change of sign for brownian motion

for a fixed $\epsilon$ $> 0$, I want to show that almost surely (ie with probability 1), a standard brownian motion $W_t$ would change sign over [o,$\epsilon$ ]. I thought about defining a random ...
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Law of Large numbers using Brownian limit

Given a standard Brownian motion $\{B_t;0 \leq t < \infty \}$, we know that $\lim_{t \to \infty}\frac{B_t}{t} = 0$ a.s. I am interested to know if we can prove Strong Law of Large Numbers for any ...
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What is the probability a random walk hits x before it hits y?

This problem was motivated by my bitcoin trading and recalling some of my math education back in the day. I thought I'd ask people who know this much better than I... Suppose there is a continuous, ...
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Law of large numbers for Brownian Motion

Let $\{B_t: 0 \leq t < \infty\}$ be standard Brownian motion and let $T_n$ be an increasing sequence of finite stopping times converging to infinity a.s. Does the following property hold? ...
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I want to calculate $\int B(t)^2 dB(t)$ where $B(t)$ is Brownian motion

Let $B(t)$ be Brownian motion. I want to calculate $\int B(t)^2 dB(t)$. definition.A process $\{X(t),0\le t \le T \}$ is called a simple adapted process if there exist times ...
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Variance of sum of two ito integrals

I don't really understand how to solve the following problem: Var(X) where X = $\int_0^2 2t dW(t) + \int_4^6 W(t) dW(t)$ If I use $E [(A+B)^2] = E(A^2) + E(B^2) + 2E(AB)$ I get to the point where I ...
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I want to show $e^{-\alpha t}B(e^{2\alpha t})$ is a Gaussian process. [closed]

Let $B(t)$ be Brownian motion. Show that $e^{-\alpha t}B(e^{2\alpha t})$ is a Gaussian process. Find its mean and covariance functions. thanks .
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how to prove $\frac{B(t)+W(t)}{2}$ is a Brownian motion where $B(t)$ and $W(t)$ be two independent Brownian motions.

Let $B(t)$ and $W(t)$ be two independent Brownian motions. Show that $\frac{B(t)+W(t)}{2}$ is also a Brownian motion. Find correlation between $B(t)$ and $X(t)$. thanks for any help
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$\mathbb{E} \int_a^b W^3(t)\,dW(t)=?$

Is it true that $\mathbb{E} \int_a^b W^3(t)\,dW(t)=0$, for $a < b \in \mathbb{R}$ I know that for an adapted process $\Delta(t), t\geq 0$, the integral $\int_0^t \Delta(u)dW(u)$ is a ...
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Question on Black-Sholes Equation

Consider a call option having a strike price $K$ and exercise time $t$; let $r$ be the nominal rate, $\sigma$ volatility and $S_0$ the underlying asset at $t = 0$. How to show that $C(t, ...
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How to show that $\mathbb{E}(\int_0^T t\mathrm \, dW_t) = 0 $?

I just want to know why $\mathbb{E}\left(\int_0^T t \,\mathrm dW_t\right)=0$. I know it's got something to do with the Gaussian distribution but I don't really know what.
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Limit of stationary increment of Brownian Motion [closed]

Does the following limit $$\lim_{s \to \infty}(B_{t+s}-B_{s})$$ have the same distribution with $B_t$?
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Expectation Geometric Brownian Motion

Can someone help show me a simple way to show: $$\mathbb{E}(S_t)= S_0e^{\mu t}$$ for $$ S_t = S_0\exp\left( \left(\mu - \frac{\sigma^2}{2} \right)t + \sigma W_t\right) $$ from this page: ...
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Brownian Motion conditional distribution

Let $\{X(u),u\geq0\}$ be a standard Brownian motion. What is the conditional distribution of $X(t)$ given $\{X(t_{1}),\dots,X(t_{n})\}$, where $0<t_{1}<\cdots<t_{n}<t_{n+1}=t$? --So far, ...
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Brownian motion minimisation problem

Let $B_t$ be a Brownian motion, let $\sigma > 0$ be fixed and let $X_t$ be a process with fixed beginning value $x_0$ that satisfies $dXt = u_tdt + \sigma X_tdB_t.$ Solve ...
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Can anyone explain me this proof about a Brownian Motion?

Prove that the process $W_t=(1+t)U_{t/(1+t)}$ on $[0,\infty)$ is a Brownian motion. $\text{(b)}$ Clearly $Y_0=U_0=0$, and inherits continuity of sample paths from $U_t$ (and hence from $W_t$). ...
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Distribution of Brownian Bridge

PROBLEM $U_t = B_t - tB_1$, $B_t$ is a Brownian motion on $[0,1]$. What is a Brownian Bridge and give the twodimensional distributions of the vector $(U_s, U_t)$. I think that a Brownian ...
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Proof on Brownian Bridge

PROBLEM Let $U_t$ be a Brownian bridge on $[0,1]$ and let $Z$ be a standard normal random variable independent of $U_t$. $(a)$ Prove that the process $W_t = U_t + tZ$ is a brownian motion. $(b)$ ...
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Probability Brownian Motion - dependence

Does anyone know how to calculate $P(Z(3)>Z(2), Z(2)>0)$ if $Z(3)$ and $Z(2)$ are on the same sample path, i.e. not independent? I found a solution for the case $P(Z(2)<0, Z(1)<0)$ in ...
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Application of Optional Sampling Theorem

Lets assume that Brownian Motion starts from some point $x$ for which $a<x<b$ holds. Let $\tau=\inf\{t:B_t\not\in [a,b]\}$ be a stopping time. Now I want to prove that for $\theta>0$ ,an ...
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Two people are looking for each other. Is it faster for both to actively search, or for one to search while the other stays still?

Choose among two actors randomly and place the chosen actor at the origin. Place the other actor in the unit circle uniformly at random. Both actors move at the same speed. Both actors are said to ...
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Distribution of stochastic integral

Assume that $\mathrm{d}S = \sigma \, \mathrm{d}W$ with initial level $S(0)$ and where $\mathrm{d}W$ is usual Brownian motion. Now $$A(T) = \frac{1}{T} \int_0^T S(t) \, \mathrm{d}t.$$ ...