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Conditional probability of geometric brownian motion [on hold]

I created paths using GBM to implement The stochastic mesh method. But the method requires the conditional distribution, given some S(t) the probability of S(t+1). I've searched and can't find this ...
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What is the difference between these two formulas that price a stock? [on hold]

What is the difference between these two formulas? They are both related to the price of a stock in the black-scholes model. The fact that the second one uses $t$ as a subscript which means it's not a ...
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Crossing of Brownian Motion Sample Paths

I would like to ask for a more rigorous statement and proof of Lemma on page 5 of this paper. In essence, it states that two distinct sample paths of a Brownian motion does not strictly cross (meaning ...
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Brownian motion - absolute value

I'm having some trouble integrating the equation in 8.2.5 (I'm trying to do 8.2.6). I need to do some form of u-substitution but I'm unsure of u=?. Also, once I've done the integration, to show that ...
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Reflected Brownian Motion probability

So I know that R(t) = |5 + B(t)| and that B(25) ~ N(0,25). I was told that P{R(t)>=10} = P{|5+B(25)|>=10} = P{B(25)>=5)+P{B(25)<=-15} but I'm not entirely sure how to get that. And I've been ...
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Brownian Moment Generating Function and Hitting Times

Here is my question. I've done the first part, but I'm stuck on the second. If I can work out (/be advised) how to do the second, then I hope to be able to do the third similarly. Please note: While ...
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What is the general Taylor Expansion for the following function of a function.

guys. I am stuck with a general form of Taylor Expansion of following function, which is defined as a function of a function: ...
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System of SDEs and independence

I am recently reading a paper that seems to claim the following fact without justification: $Y^1_t, \ldots, Y^n_t$ are stochastic processes defined on $\mathbb{R}$. Let $b: \mathbb{R}^2 ...
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Martingale and local martingales

I have to show that $e^{B_t^1}\cos(B_t^2)$ is a martingale ($B=(B^1,B^2)$ is a two-dimensional Brownian Motion). I used Ito's formula and got $e^{B_t^1}\cos(B_t^2)=1+\int_0^t ...
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How to prove that the stochastic integral process is gaussian?

I would like to prove that for a $C^1$-function f and a Wiener process W, the integral process defined by $$ Y_t:= \int_0^t f (s)dW_s := f (t)W_t -\int_0^t W_s f'(s)ds $$ Is a centered gaussian ...
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Limit Brownian Bridge Integral

As a solution of the Brownian Bridge SDE, we arrive at the solution \begin{align} X_t = (1-t) \int_0^t \frac{1}{1-s}\ dB_S \end{align} defined for $0 \leq t <1$. In order to show that for any $g ...
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Compute the Mean of the Following Process

Given the following process: $\Delta \ln(St+1)= \mu - (\sigma2/2) + \sigma(\varepsilon(t+1))$ (where both $\mu$ and $\sigma$ squared are of $S$) How does one calculate the mean of $S(t+1)/S(t)$? ...
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Stochastic integral inequality

Let $W_t$ be a Brownian motion with $m$ independent components on $(\Omega,F,P)$. Let $G(\omega,t)=[g_{ij}(\omega,t)]_{1\leq i\leq n,1\leq j\leq m}$ in $V^{n\times m}[S,T]$ such that ...
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Integral of Wiener Squared process

I don't have a background of stochastic calculus. It is known fact that definite integral of standard Wiener process from $0$ to $t$ results in another Gaussian process with slice distribution that ...
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Hitting times for Brownian Motion (2)

In this post there is shown that for a standard Brownian motion $\mathbb{E}[\tau^p]<\infty$ for all $p \geq 1$, where \begin{align} \tau = \inf\{t \geq 0 : B_t = \alpha \ \ \text{or}\ \ ...
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Gaussian processes and bias

I would like to simulate two Gaussian processes along a time grid. Ideally, I would like to see the average of the samples, for each grid point, to be close to the mean. Using the antithetic method, I ...
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Characteristic function of vector-valued random variables

I just begins my self-study on Brownian motion. I got stuck on the part about random-vector and characteristic function. Here are my questions: I'm not quite get about how characteristic function of ...
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How to find the standard deviation from the given information and what is $B(0)$ equal to?

Assume that the risk free rate is $0$ and that the stock price is given by the equation $S(t)=6e^{2t+2B(t)}$ where $B(t)$ is the standard Brownian motion. Determine the price at time $0$ of the ...
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Survival probability of a biased random walker

A random walker moves to $+1$ with probability $p$ and moves to $-1$ with probability $q=1-p$. If he starts at point $m$, what is the probability that he doesn't hit the point zero after $k$ steps, ...
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How it is shown by the following integral?

Example: Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Process. Let $ dx=-\eta xdt+\sigma dz $ be an Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Process Write the moment-generating function for $x(t)$ as $$ M(θ,t)≡E(e^{-θx})=∫_\infty^∞ ...
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Some Kind of Generalized Brownian Bridge

Let $\displaystyle X(t) = \int_0^t f(s)dB(s)$ where $B(t)$ is a Brownian motion and $f(t)\in L^2[0,1]$. What is a simple representation for $Y(t):=(X(t)|X(1))$ in terms of $B(t)$? Note, I am not ...
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Expectation of Exponential of Stochastic Integral

Let $z$ be the standard Brownian motion, $\omega$ an element of the sample space. Is it true that $$ \mathbf E\bigg[\exp\Big(\int_0^t f(\omega,s)\,\mathrm dz(s)\Big)\bigg] = \mathbf ...
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Maximum process of Brownian motion

Consider the linear standard Brownian motion $(B_t)_{t \ge 0}$. We define the maximum process $(M_t)_{t \ge 0}$ of $(B_t)_{t \ge 0}$ to be such that $M_t = \max_{0\le s \le t} B_s$. Prove that the ...
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Is it Possible to Construct all Proofs in Complex Analysis using Brownian Motion?

(First, I am very aware of the fact that Brownian motion is actually probably more difficult to understand than at least basic complex analysis, so the pedagogical merits of such an approach would be ...
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Verifying data came from a Wiener Process

From the Wiki article a Wiener Process has the properties that $$E[W_t] = 0$$ $$Var[W_t] = t$$ According to A Standard Wiener Process the Wiener Process is given by: $$W(t) - W(s) \tilde{} ...
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Wiener process and stochastic int

Let $h:[0,1] \rightarrow \left\{-1,1 \right\}$. How to show that $X_t=(\int_0^th(s)dW_s)_{t \in [0,1]}$ is a Wiener process? I know from the lecture that for every $h$ process $\int h \ dW_s$ is ...
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$n$ times integrated Brownian motion martingale process

According to this post, we found that a $n$ times integrated Brownian motion could be expressed as, \begin{align} V_n(t) = \int_0^t V_{n-1}(s)\ ds = \frac{1}{n!} \int_0^t (t-s)^n\ dB_s, \end{align} ...
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Find $P(B_3>0,B_6>0)$ where $(B_t)$ is a Brownian motion

Suppose that $B_{t}$ is a standard Brownian Motion. What is the probability that both $B_{3}$ and $B_{6}$ take positive values? This is what I've tried but then I get stuck and I'm not sure how to ...
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Integration by parts - Brownian motion and non-random function

Let $B$ be a standard one-dimensional Brownian motion. I want to show for a continuously differentiable non-random function $\phi$ that, \begin{align} \int_0^t \phi(s) dB_s = \phi(t) B_t - \int_0^t ...
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Derivation of a property of standard Wiener processes

I am reading A Standard Wiener Process and am struggling to piece together how they arrived at their conclusion. The major properties of any Wiener Process are: $W(t) = 0$ $W(t) - W(s) \sim N(0, ...
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Brownian Motion Third Power Martingale using Ito Integral

Let $(B_t)_{t \geq 0}$ be a standard Brownian motion and $M_t = B_t^2 - t$. According to this and this posts we know that \begin{align} [M] = [B^2] = 2 \int_0^t B_s^2\ ds. \end{align} Now, without ...
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covariance and expectional in proccess

Show that the process $X=(W_{\sqrt{t}}I_{(1,2)}(t))_{t \ge 0} \in \mathcal{L}_3^2$. ($W$- Wiener) Additionally calculate, for $t,s \in [1,2]$, $EX_t$ and $Cov(X_t,X_s)$ I have no idea how to start ...
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Covariance of stochastic integral

I have a big problem with such a task: Calculate $\text{Cov} \, (X_t,X_r)$ where $X_t=\int_0^ts^3W_s \, dW_s$, $t \ge 0$. I've tried to do this in this way: setting up $t \le r$ $$\text{Cov} \, ...
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Marginally Gaussian not Bivariate Gaussian - Ito Integral

Let $(W_t)_{0\leq t\leq 1}$ be a Wiener process defined up to time $1$ on some probability space. Consider the random vector $$\left(W_{1},\int_0^1 \operatorname{sgn}(W_s) \, dW_s\right)=:(W_1,X_1)$$ ...
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Expected location of Brownian motion on the circle

Intuitively it seems likely that the expected whereabouts of Brownian motion on the unit circle would be the origin $\left(0,0\right)$, at least in the limit as $t\to\infty$. Is this right? Are there ...
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Mean and Variance Geometric Brownian Motion with not constant drift and volatility

I have to derive the Geometric Brownian motion (with not constant drift and volatility), and to find the mean and variance of the solution. $\quad \left\{\begin{aligned} & d X_t = \mu(t) X_t d t ...
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Probability that Brownian motion falls between two piecewise constant functions

I'll first present the problem, and then describe my motivation: Suppose $a_j \in \mathbb{R}$, $b_j \ge 0$, and $0 = t_0 < t_1 < \cdots < t_J$ are time points. Let $W_t$ be a standard ...
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process with integral is martingale

How to show that the process $X_t=tW_t - \int_0^t W_s ds $ is a martingale? I guess I have to use the definition of martingale and properties of Wiener process, but I stack with this integral. ...
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Show that $(B_t)$ and $(tB_{1_t})$ has the same distribution where ($B_t)_t$ is a brownian motion

Let $(B_t)_{t\geq 0}$ a brownian motion s.t. $B_0=0$. I want to show that $B_t$ and $tB_{1/t}$ has the same law. $$p\{tB_{1/t}\leq x\}\underset{u=1/t}{=}p\{\frac{1}{u}B_u\leq x\}=p\{B_u\leq ux\}$$ ...
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Basic Question on Definition of Brownian Motion

I am quite new to discrete and continuous stochastic processes. It seems there is something I don`t understand about definition of Brownian motion. Let $\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathbb{P}$ be a ...
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Understanding of Second Arcsine law for Brownian motion

Ok I'm trying to understand the second arcsine law which states: Let $g_t:=\sup\{s\leq t:W_s=0\}$, then $$\mathbb{P}(g_t\leq s)=\frac{2}{\pi}\arcsin \left(\sqrt{\frac{s}{t}}\right )$$ This won't be ...
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Stochastic calculus

For $l=1,2......$ prove that $E[W^{2l} (t)]=$ $\frac{(2l)!}{2^l l!}$ and $E[W^{2l+1} (t)]=0$ I am trying to find the ways of solving the task from Stochastic calculus, but it seems to be very ...
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Definition of Cylindrical Brownian Motion and Spatial Correlation

From Gawarecki and Mandrekar, Stochastic Differential Equations in Infinite Dimensions: We call a family $\{ W_t \}_{t\geq 0}$ defined on a filtered probability space $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, ...
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Simple question on interpreting Geometric Brownian Motion SDE

I'm writing an overview that is more economic than mathematical and I want to explain shortly the stochastic differential equation of Geometric Brownian Motion as simple and clear as possible $$dS_t ...
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Clarification regarding heat kernel for Brownian motion on a manifold

Let $X$ be Brownian motion on a Riemannian manifold $M$ starting at $x\in M$, D a domain and $f$ a bounded continuous function on $D$. Define $\tau_D$ to be the first exit time of $X$ from $D$. ...
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Concerning Covariance and Brownian Motion

Let $\{ X(t), t \ge 0\}$ be standard Brownian motion. How do I find Cov$[X(3) - 2X(2), X(4)]$? The answer is $-1$, but I can't seem to get there no matter what I hit it with. I know that $X(3) \sim ...
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Density of Running Maximum of Drifted Brownian Motion Computation

$\textbf{Proposition}$ The $pdf$ of the Maximum of a Brownian Motion with Drift is given by $$ f_{M_t}(m)={\sqrt{\frac{2}{\pi t}}} ...
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Itô process and covariance of two Brownian motion

I'm a novice in studying the stochastic different equation, and didn't know whether I have describe the question correctly. Here is the question: Suppose $$\begin{array}{rcl} ...
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Brownian motion on a manifold

If I have a manifold $M$ and a chart $\left(x,U\right)$, is it possible to simulate Brownian motion on that manifold by solving an SDE in the chart representation $x\left(U\right)$ and then use the ...
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SDE for Brownian motion on a circle [closed]

Brownian motion on a circle can be generated by $\left(\cos\left(B_t\right),\sin\left(B_t\right)\right)$ where $B$ is Brownian motion on the real line. My question is what SDE was solved to get this ...