The vibrating string forced by white noise

  • E. M. Cabaña


The equation of the vibrating string forced by white noise is formally solved, using stochastic integrals with respect to a plane Brownian motion, and it is proved that a certain process associated to the energy is a martingale. Then Doob's martingale inequality is used to furnish some probability bounds for the energy.

Such bounds provide a solution for the double barrier problem for the class of Gaussian stationary processes which can be represented as linear functionals of the positions and the velocities of the string.


Stochastic Process Brownian Motion Stationary Process White Noise Probability Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Cabaña
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  1. 1.Instituto de Matemática y EstadísticaUniversidad de la RepÚblicaMontevideoUruguay

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