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Markov processes and potential theory

R. M. Blumenthal

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Published
**1968** by Academic Press in New York .

Written in English

- Markov processes.,
- Potential, Theory of.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 305-310.

Statement | [by] R. M. Blumenthal and R. K. Getoor. |

Series | Pure and applied mathematics : a series of monographs and textbooks -- 29 |

Contributions | Getoor, R. K. 1929- |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA3 .P8 vol. 29 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 313 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 313 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14826218M |

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Description; Chapters; Reviews; Supplementary; In this volume two topics are discussed: the construction of Feller and L p –sub-Markovian semigroups by starting with a pseudo-differential operator, and the potential theory of these semigroups and their generators.

The first part of the text essentially discusses the analysis of pseudo-differential operators with. On the basis of this representation, Markov process analogues for potential theory concepts can again be derived. For this, we refer to the large literature on potential theory for Markov processes, including the momentous monograph by Doob ().

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