Large deviations for Poisson systems of independent random walks

J. Theodore Cox, David Griffeath

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We prove large deviation theorems for occupation time functionals of independent random walks started from a Poisson field on Zd. In dimensions 1 and 2 the large deviation tails are larger than exponential. Exact asymptotics are derived.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)543-558
Number of pages16
JournalZeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und Verwandte Gebiete
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Statistics and Probability
  • General Mathematics


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