9 edition of **Random walks** found in the catalog.

- 168 Want to read
- 34 Currently reading

Published
**1997**
by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal
.

Written in English

- Criticism,
- Literature -- History and criticism

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references

Statement | David Solway |

ID Numbers | |
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Open Library | OL16854964M |

ISBN 10 | 0773516484, 0773516794 |

LC Control Number | 97900395 |

More Random Walks in Science is an anthology of fascinating and frequently amusing anecdotes, quotations, illustrations, articles, and reviews that reflect the more lighthearted aspects of the scientific world and the less serious excursions of the scientific mind. The book is guaranteed to delight anyone who has a professional or amateur interest in science.4/5(1). Buy A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing 12th ed. by Burton G Malkiel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

Random Walks, Critical Phenomena, and Triviality in Quantum Field Theory This book would never have seen the light of the day without the work of Michael Aizenman, David Brydges and Tom Spencer, with whom we have had 5 Random walks as Euclidean ﬁeld theory (EFT). . In , American financial economist Paul Cootner published a book entitled “The Random Character of Stock Market Prices.” Considered a classic text in the field of financial economics, it inspired other works such as “A Random Walk Down Wall Street” by Burton Malkiel (another classic) and “Random Walks in Stock Market Prices” by.

Other random walks -- Appendix A. Probabilities and probability distributions -- Appendix B. Differential equations -- Appendix C. Addendum to chapter 6 -- Appendix D. Constants and formulas.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" \"This book is a lucid, straightforward introduction to the concepts and techniques of. "Barry Hughes has written a classic and the field of random walks finally has a book worthy of its accomplishments." — Fractals "This book contains an enormous amount of material about random walks in translationally invariant media in addition to an excellent bibliography of the research done in this general area up till with a slant Price: $

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A wonderful book -- an exceptionally clear, well-written introduction to diffusion, random walks, and bacterial chemotaxis. I return to it often, have recommended it to many students, and have taught from it in various by: The Random Walks of George Polya (Spectrum) Paperback – Decem by George Pólya (Author), Gerald L.

Alexanderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gerald L. Alexanderson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for Cited by: A random walk is a mathematical object, known as a stochastic or random process, that describes a path that consists of a succession of random steps on some mathematical space such as the integers.

An elementary example of a random walk is the random walk on the integer number line, which starts at 0 and at each step moves +1 or −1 with equal probability. For random walks on the integer lattice Zd, the main reference is the classic book by Spitzer [16].

This text considers only a subset of such walks, namely those corresponding to. RANDOM WALKS IN EUCLIDEAN SPACE 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 2 4 6 8 10 Figure A random walk of length Theorem The probability of a return to the origin at time 2mis given by u 2m= µ 2m m 2¡2m: The probability of a return to the origin at an odd time is 0.

2 A random walk is said to have a ﬂrst return to the File Size: KB. This book is a lucid, straightforward introduction to the concepts and techniques of statistical physics that students of biology, biochemistry, and biophysics must know. and cell motility — subjects that become lively and immediate when the author discusses them in terms of random walks of individual particles.

The aim of this book is to report on the progress realized in probability theory in the field of dynamic random walks and to present applications in computer science, mathematical physics and finance.

Each chapter contains didactical material as well as more advanced technical sections. Few appendices will help refreshing memories (if necessary!). Reversible Markov Chains and Random Walks on Graphs (by Aldous and Fill: unfinished monograph) In response to many requests, the material posted as separate chapters since the s (see bottom of page) has been recompiled as a.

Reversible Markov Chains and Random Walks on Graphs David Aldous and James Allen Fill Un nished monograph, (this is recompiled version, )Cited by: topics, including some spectral theory and random walks on graphs (and random graphs). The latter two books focus on spectral theory.

Brouwer–Haemers cover the adjacency and Laplacian spectra but does not really discuss random walks, whereas Chung’s book discusses random walks but focuses entirely on the (normalized) Laplacian Size: KB.

They will serve as a useful introduction to newcomers to the field and as a valuable reference to researchers whose work touches on random walks or percolation."--Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, 'This is the book on random walks.[]Every attempt has been made to make the book accessible to physicists and chemists with.

Random Walk Theory: The random walk theory suggests that stock price changes have the same distribution and are independent of each other, so the past movement or trend of a stock price or market.

Book Description Princeton University Press 9/27/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Random Walks in Biology. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller/5(26).

Random walks are key examples of a random processes, and have been used to model a variety of different phenomena in physics, chemistry, biology and beyond. Along the way a number of key tools from probability theory are encountered and Size: 1MB. The random walk approach serves not only as a model of simple diffusion but of many complex sub and superdiffusive transport processes as well.

This book discusses main variants of the random walks and gives the most important mathematical tools fortheir theoretical description. Random Walks in Biology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book is a lucid, straightforward introduction to the concepts /5.

This book is a lucid, straightforward introduction to the concepts and techniques of statistical physics that students of biology, biochemistry, and biophysics must know.

It provides a sound basis for understanding random motions of molecules, subcellular particles, or cells, or of processes that depend on such motion or are markedly affected by it.5/5(2). This book is a lucid, straightforward introduction to the concepts and techniques of statistical physics that students of biology, biochemistry, and biophysics must know.

It provides a sound basis for understanding random motions of molecules, subcellular particles, or cells, or of processes that depend on such motion or are markedly affected Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the workshop "Groups, Graphs and Random Walks," held in Cortona, Italy, on June, on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Wolfgang Woess.

In this book, Lawler introduces the heat equation and the closely related notion of harmonic functions from a probabilistic perspective. The theme of the first two chapters of the book is the relationship between random walks and the heat equation.

Random Walks on Finite Groups Once ergodicity is established, the next task is to obtain quantitative esti-mates on the number of steps needed to reach approximate stationarity. Of course, this requires precise models and the choice of .George Pólya was one of the giants of classical analysis in the 20th century, and the influence of his work can be seen far beyond analysis, into number theory, geometry, probability and combinatorics.

This book serves both as a biography of Pólya's life, and a review of his many mathematical achievements by experts from a wide range of different fields.5/5(1).The random walk hypothesis is a financial theory stating that stock market prices evolve according to a random walk (so price changes are random) and thus cannot be is consistent with the efficient-market hypothesis.

The concept can be traced to French broker Jules Regnault who published a book inand then to French mathematician Louis Bachelier whose Ph.D. .