Origins and applications of the Montroll-Weiss continuous time random walk
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- Shlesinger, M.F. Eur. Phys. J. B (2017) 90: 93. doi:10.1140/epjb/e2017-80008-9
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The Continuous Time Random Walk (CTRW) was introduced by Montroll and Weiss in 1965 in a purely mathematical paper. Its antecedents and later applications beginning in 1973 are discussed, especially for the case of fractal time where the mean waiting time between jumps is infinite.