Accession Number : AD0424632

Title :   AN EXAMPLE OF A TRANSIENT SET WHICH HAS THE PROPERTY THAT THE EXPECTED NUMBER OF VISITS IS INFINITE,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Bucy,Richard S.

Report Date : NOV 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The theory of random walks is of basic importance in many problems of pure and applied probability. The present study gives a small but crucial result relating random walks to potential theory. An example is presented of a transient set having the property that the expected number of visits is infinite.

Descriptors :   (*POTENTIAL THEORY, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES), PROBABILITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE