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Stochastic Processes with Applications

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ISBN: 9783039217281 9783039217298 Year: Pages: 284 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-729-8 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Science (General) --- Mathematics
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Stochastic processes have wide relevance in mathematics both for theoretical aspects and for their numerous real-world applications in various domains. They represent a very active research field which is attracting the growing interest of scientists from a range of disciplines.This Special Issue aims to present a collection of current contributions concerning various topics related to stochastic processes and their applications. In particular, the focus here is on applications of stochastic processes as models of dynamic phenomena in research areas certain to be of interest, such as economics, statistical physics, queuing theory, biology, theoretical neurobiology, and reliability theory. Various contributions dealing with theoretical issues on stochastic processes are also included.

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fusion estimation --- sensor networks --- random parameter matrices --- multiplicative noises --- random delays --- realized volatility --- forecast combinations --- structural breaks --- arithmetic progressions --- first Chebyshev function --- products of primes --- regularly varying functions --- slowly varying functions --- mixed Gaussian process --- small deviations --- exact asymptotics --- loan interest rate regulation --- diffusion model --- first passage time (FPT) --- continuous-time Markov chains --- catastrophes --- bounds --- birth-death process --- rate of convergence --- double-ended queues --- time-non-homogeneous birth-death processes --- catastrophes --- repairs --- transient probabilities --- periodic intensity functions --- time-non-homogeneous jump-diffusion processes --- transition densities --- first-passage-time --- lognormal diffusion process --- exogenous factors --- growth curves --- maximum likelihood estimation --- asymptotic distribution --- first-passage time --- inverse first-passage problem --- diffusion --- mixture of Gaussian laws --- rate of convergence --- total variation distance --- Wasserstein distance --- weighted quadratic variation --- non-Markovian queue --- general bulk service --- multiple vacation --- breakdown and repair --- stand-by server --- re-service --- discrete time stochastic model --- first-passage time --- time between inspections --- host-parasite interaction --- nematode infection --- nonhomogeneous Poisson process --- seasonal environment --- Strang–Marchuk splitting approach --- Cohen and Grossberg neural networks --- random impulses --- mean square stability --- fractional differential-difference equations --- fractional queues --- fractional birth-death processes --- busy period --- two-dimensional signature --- multi-state network --- totally positive of order 2 --- stochastic order --- stochastic process --- reliability --- stochastic orders --- scale family of distributions --- proportional hazard rates --- differential entropy

Stochastic Processes: Theory and Applications

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ISBN: 9783039219629 9783039219636 Year: Pages: 216 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-963-6 Language: English
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Subject: Science (General) --- Mathematics --- Statistics
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The aim of this special issue is to publish original research papers that cover recent advances in the theory and application of stochastic processes. There is especial focus on applications of stochastic processes as models of dynamic phenomena in various research areas, such as queuing theory, physics, biology, economics, medicine, reliability theory, and financial mathematics. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: Markov chains and processes; large deviations and limit theorems; random motions; stochastic biological model; reliability, availability, maintenance, inspection; queueing models; queueing network models; computational methods for stochastic models; applications to risk theory, insurance and mathematical finance.

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measure of information --- cumulative inaccuracy --- mutual information --- lower record values --- parabolic equation --- Cauchy problem --- Monte Carlo method --- unbiased estimator --- von-Neumann–Ulam scheme --- compound poisson insurance risk model --- expected discounted penalty function --- estimation --- Fourier transform --- Fourier-cosine series --- multidimensional birth-death process --- inhomogeneous continuous-time Markov chain --- rate of convergence --- one dimensional projection --- Wiener–Poisson risk model --- survival probability --- Nonparametric threshold estimation --- wet periods --- total precipitation volume --- asymptotic approximation --- extreme order statistics --- random sample size --- testing statistical hypotheses --- queueing systems --- rate of convergence --- non-stationary --- Markovian queueing models --- limiting characteristics --- queuing network --- retrials --- state-dependent marked Markovian arrival process --- wireless telecommunication networks --- time-dependent queue-length probability --- discrete-time Geo/D/1 queue --- closed-form solution --- Monte Carlo method --- quasi-Monte Carlo method --- Koksma-Hlawka inequality --- quasi-random sequences --- stochastic processes --- processor heating and cooling --- markovian arrival process --- phase-type service time distribution --- impatience --- Quasi-Birth-and-Death process --- matrix-geometric solution --- truncated distribution --- Markovian arrival process --- multi-class arrival processes --- product form --- equity-linked death benefits --- Fourier cosine series expansion --- guaranteed minimum death benefit --- option --- valuation --- Lévy process --- compound Poisson risk model --- generalized Gerber–Shiu discounted penalty function --- Laplace transform --- Dickson–Hipp operator --- recursive formula

Iterative Methods for Solving Nonlinear Equations and Systems

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ISBN: 9783039219407 9783039219414 Year: Pages: 494 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-941-4 Language: English
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Solving nonlinear equations in Banach spaces (real or complex nonlinear equations, nonlinear systems, and nonlinear matrix equations, among others), is a non-trivial task that involves many areas of science and technology. Usually the solution is not directly affordable and require an approach using iterative algorithms. This Special Issue focuses mainly on the design, analysis of convergence, and stability of new schemes for solving nonlinear problems and their application to practical problems. Included papers study the following topics: Methods for finding simple or multiple roots either with or without derivatives, iterative methods for approximating different generalized inverses, real or complex dynamics associated to the rational functions resulting from the application of an iterative method on a polynomial. Additionally, the analysis of the convergence has been carried out by means of different sufficient conditions assuring the local, semilocal, or global convergence. This Special issue has allowed us to present the latest research results in the area of iterative processes for solving nonlinear equations as well as systems and matrix equations. In addition to the theoretical papers, several manuscripts on signal processing, nonlinear integral equations, or partial differential equations, reveal the connection between iterative methods and other branches of science and engineering.

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point projection --- intersection --- parametric curve --- n-dimensional Euclidean space --- Newton’s second order method --- fixed point theorem --- nonlinear equations --- multiple zeros --- optimal iterative methods --- higher order of convergence --- nonlinear operator equation --- Fréchet derivative --- ?-continuity condition --- Newton-like method --- Frédholm integral equation --- nonlinear equations --- Padé approximation --- iterative method --- order of convergence --- numerical experiment --- fourth order iterative methods --- local convergence --- banach space --- radius of convergence --- nonlinear equation --- iterative process --- non-differentiable operator --- Lipschitz condition --- high order --- sixteenth order convergence method --- local convergence --- dynamics --- Banach space --- Newton’s method --- semi-local convergence --- Kantorovich hypothesis --- iterative methods --- Steffensen’s method --- R-order --- with memory --- computational efficiency --- non-linear equation --- basins of attraction --- optimal order --- higher order method --- computational order of convergence --- nonlinear equations --- multiple roots --- Chebyshev–Halley-type --- optimal iterative methods --- efficiency index --- Banach space --- semilocal convergence --- ?-continuity condition --- Jarratt method --- error bound --- Fredholm integral equation --- Newton’s method --- global convergence --- variational inequality problem --- split variational inclusion problem --- multi-valued quasi-nonexpasive mappings --- Hilbert space --- sixteenth-order optimal convergence --- multiple-root finder --- asymptotic error constant --- weight function --- purely imaginary extraneous fixed point --- attractor basin --- drazin inverse --- generalized inverse --- iterative methods --- higher order --- efficiency index --- integral equation --- efficiency index --- nonlinear models --- iterative methods --- higher order --- nonlinear equations --- optimal iterative methods --- multiple roots --- efficiency index --- iterative methods --- nonlinear equations --- Newton-type methods --- smooth and nonsmooth operators --- heston model --- Hull–White --- option pricing --- PDE --- finite difference (FD) --- iteration scheme --- Moore–Penrose --- rectangular matrices --- rate of convergence --- efficiency index --- nonlinear equations --- conjugate gradient method --- projection method --- convex constraints --- signal and image processing --- nonlinear monotone equations --- conjugate gradient method --- projection method --- signal processing --- nonlinear systems --- multipoint iterative methods --- divided difference operator --- order of convergence --- Newton’s method --- computational efficiency index --- system of nonlinear equations --- Newton method --- Newton-HSS method --- nonlinear HSS-like method --- Picard-HSS method --- convexity --- least square problem --- accretive operators --- signal processing --- point projection --- intersection --- planar algebraic curve --- Newton’s iterative method --- the improved curvature circle algorithm --- systems of nonlinear equations --- King’s family --- order of convergence --- multipoint iterative methods --- nonlinear equations --- Potra–Pták method --- optimal methods --- weight function --- basin of attraction --- engineering applications --- Kung–Traub conjecture --- multipoint iterations --- nonlinear equation --- optimal order --- basins of attraction

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