This chapter collects some fundamental mathematical concepts that we will
use in our study of probability and statistics. Most of these concepts should
seem familiar, although our presentation of them may be a bit more formal
than you have previously encountered. This formalism will be quite useful
as we study probability, but it will tend to recede into the background as we
progress to the study of statistics.
The topics of control engineering and signal processing continue to ﬂourish and
develop. In common with general scientiﬁc investigation, new ideas, concepts
and interpretations emerge quite spontaneously and these are then discussed,
used, discarded or subsumed into the prevailing subject paradigm. Sometimes
these innovative concepts coalesce into a new sub-discipline within the broad
subject tapestry of control and signal processing. This preliminary battle be-
tween old and new usually takes place at conferences, through the Internet and
in the journals of the discipline.
The lecture notes are organized as follows: Chapter 1 gives a concise
overview of the theory of Lebesgue and Stieltjes integration and convergence
theorems used repeatedly in this course. For mathematic students,
familiar e.g. with the content of Bauer (1996) or Bauer (2001),
this chapter can be skipped or used as additional reference .
Chapter 2 follows closely F¨ollmer’s approach to Itˆo’s calculus, and is
to a large extent based on lectures given by him in Bonn (see Foellmer
(1991)). A motivation for this approach is given in Sect. 2.1.
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The purpose of this text is to provide the basis for an upper-level undergraduate
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examples of fluid mechanics with particular applications in the natural environment.
The book is designed to meet a dual purpose, providing an advanced
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Notations and Mathematical Preliminaries
1.1 NOTATIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS The notations and abbreviations used in the book are summarized here for ease of reference. D (α) f = f α (t) := d f α (t)/dt α f¯—complex conjugate of f ∞ fˆ := −∞ f (t)e−iωt dt, Fourier transform of f (t) ∞ 1 f (t) := 2π −∞ fˆ(ω)eiωt dω, inverse Fourier transform of fˆ(ω) f —norm of a function f ∗ g—convolution f, h := f (t)h(t) dt, inner product f n = O(n)-order of n, ∃C such that f n ≤ Cn C—complex N —nonnegative integers R—real number...
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Random Vectors and Independence
In this chapter, we review central concepts of probability theory,statistics, and random processes. The emphasis is on multivariate statistics and random vectors. Matters that will be needed later in this book are discussed in more detail, including, for example, statistical independence and higher-order statistics.
This book is an extension of “Probability for Finance” to multi-period financial models, either in the discrete or continuous-time framework. It describes the most important stochastic processes used in finance in a pedagogical way, especially Markov chains, Brownian motion and martingales. It also shows how mathematical tools like filtrations, Itô’s lemma or Girsanov theorem should be understood in the framework of financial models. It also provides many illustrations coming from the financial literature....
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Introduction 2. The strategy 3. Some preliminaries 3.1. Mumford-Tate groups 3.2. Variations of Z-Hodge structure on Shimura varieties 3.3. Representations of tori 4. Lower bounds for Galois orbits 4.2. Galois orbits and Mumford-Tate groups 4.3. Getting rid of G 4.4. Proof of Proposition 4.3.9 5. Images under Hecke correspondences 6. Density of Hecke orbits 7. Proof of the main result 7.3. The case where i is bounded 7.4. The case where i is not bounded 1. Introduction The aim of this article is to prove a special case of the following conjecture of Andr´ and Oort on subvarieties...
Let Γ be a principal congruence subgroup of SLn (Z) and let σ be an Γ irreducible unitary representation of SO(n). Let Ncus (λ, σ) be the counting function of the eigenvalues of the Casimir operator acting in the space of cusp forms for Γ which transform under SO(n) according to σ. In this paper we Γ prove that the counting function Ncus (λ, σ) satisﬁes Weyl’s law. Especially, this implies that there exist inﬁnitely many cusp forms for the full modular group SLn (Z). Contents 1. Preliminaries 2. Heat kernel estimates 3. Estimations of the discrete spectrum 4....
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Math is an integral part of our increasingly complex daily life. Calculus for the
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India is home to the largest number of children
in the world, significantly larger than the number
in China.1 The country has 20 per cent of the 0-
4 years’ child population of the world. The
number of live births in the country is estimated
to be 27 million,2 which again constitutes 20
per cent of the total number of live births in the
world. Although the number of births is expected
to gradually go down in the coming years, the
relative load of India in the world in terms of
child population is not going to lessen
significantly for a long time to come.
It is clear that with the current rate of progress
India is likely to miss the MDG 4 (Goal 4) on
child mortality. While the U5MR fell by about
41 per cent between 1990 and 2008, the IMR
declined by 34 per cent during the corresponding
period. This was mainly due to the fact that the
NNMR, which contributes to two thirds of infant
deaths, did not fall appreciably. The early
neonatal mortality (within a week) which
contributes to about 50 per cent of total infant
deaths declined by only 27 per cent during the