Martin Compactifications

  • Yves Guivarc’h
  • Lizhen Ji
  • J. C. Taylor
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 156)


This chapter presents some general facts about the Martin compactification of X and its connection to the asymptotic behavior of the Brownian motion on X. For an expanded version of this chapter see Taylor [T5].


Green Function Symmetric Space Poisson Kernel Ideal Boundary Martin Boundary 
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© Birkhäuser Boston 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yves Guivarc’h
    • 1
  • Lizhen Ji
    • 2
  • J. C. Taylor
    • 3
  1. 1.IRMAR UFR MathématiquesUniversité de Rennes-IRennesFrance
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsMcGill UniversityQuebecCanada

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