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2006 Laws of the iterated logarithm for $\alpha$-time Brownian motion
Erkan Nane
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Electron. J. Probab. 11: 434-459 (2006). DOI: 10.1214/EJP.v11-327


We introduce a class of iterated processes called $\alpha$-time Brownian motion for $0 < \alpha \leq 2$. These are obtained by taking Brownian motion and replacing the time parameter with a symmetric $\alpha$-stable process. We prove a Chung-type law of the iterated logarithm (LIL) for these processes which is a generalization of LIL proved in Hu (1995) for iterated Brownian motion. When $\alpha =1$ it takes the following form $$ \liminf_{T\to\infty}\ T^{-1/2}(\log\log T) \sup_{0\leq t\leq T}|Z_{t}|=\pi^{2}\sqrt{\lambda_{1}} \quad a.s. $$ where $\lambda_{1}$ is the first eigenvalue for the Cauchy process in the interval $[-1,1].$ We also define the local time $L^{*}(x,t)$ and range $R^{*}(t)=|{x: Z(s)=x \text{ for some } s\leq t}|$ for these processes for $1 <\alpha <2$. We prove that there are universal constants $c_{R},c_{L}\in (0,\infty) $ such that $$ \limsup_{t\to\infty}\frac{R^{*}(t)}{(t/\log \log t)^{1/2\alpha}\log \log t}= c_{R} \quad a.s. $$ $$ \liminf_{t\to\infty} \frac{\sup_{x\in {R}}L^{*}(x,t)}{(t/\log \log t)^{1-1/2\alpha}}= c_{L} \quad a.s. $$


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Erkan Nane. "Laws of the iterated logarithm for $\alpha$-time Brownian motion." Electron. J. Probab. 11 434 - 459, 2006.


Accepted: 19 June 2006; Published: 2006
First available in Project Euclid: 31 May 2016

zbMATH: 1121.60085
MathSciNet: MR2223043
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/EJP.v11-327

Primary: 60J65
Secondary: 60K99

Keywords: $alpha$-time Brownian motion , Brownian motion , Chung's law , Kesten's law , Local time , symmetric $alpha$-stable process

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