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Extreme values of independent stochastic processes

  • Bruce M. Brown (a1) and Sidney I. Resnick (a2)
Abstract

The maxima of independent Weiner processes spatially normalized with time scales compressed is considered and it is shown that a weak limit process exists. This limit process is stationary, and its one-dimensional distributions are of standard extreme-value type. The method of proof involves showing convergence of related point processes to a limit Poisson point process. The method is extended to handle the maxima of independent Ornstein–Uhlenbeck processes.

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Journal of Applied Probability
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  • EISSN: 1475-6072
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