Advanced Stochastic Processes

A graph depicting three examples in blue, yellow, and green of stopped Brownian motion.

Hitting and stopping times of three samples of Brownian motion. (Image courtesy of Thomas Steiner on Wikimedia Commons. License: CC-BY-SA.)


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15.070J / 6.265J

As Taught In

Fall 2013



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This class covers the analysis and modeling of stochastic processes. Topics include measure theoretic probability, martingales, filtration, and stopping theorems, elements of large deviations theory, Brownian motion and reflected Brownian motion, stochastic integration and Ito calculus and functional limit theorems. In addition, the class will go over some applications to finance theory, insurance, queueing and inventory models.

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David Gamarnik. 15.070J Advanced Stochastic Processes. Fall 2013. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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