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Stochastic Processes (ii): Random Walks

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Random walks are special cases of Markov chains, and thus can be analyzed by Markov chain methods. However, the special features of random walks allow specific methods of analysis. Some of these methods are introduced in this chapter.

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Ewens, W.J., Grant, G.R. (2001). Stochastic Processes (ii): Random Walks. In: Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics. Statistics for Biology and Health. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-3247-4_7

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