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Some general results concerning the critical exponents of percolation processes

  • Richard Durrett
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Summary

In this paper we will give some results concerning the critical exponents of percolation processes which are valid for “any” model. These results show that in several respects the behavior which occurs for percolation on the binary tree provides bounds on one side for what happens in general. These results and their proofs are closely related to their analogues for the Ising model.

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Stochastic Process Probability Theory General Result Mathematical Biology Ising Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Durrett
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  1. 1.Dept. of MathematicsUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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