Asymptotic Methods for the Fokker-Planck Equation and the by Johan Grasman

By Johan Grasman

Asymptotic tools are of significant value for functional functions, particularly in facing boundary worth difficulties for small stochastic perturbations. This e-book bargains with nonlinear dynamical platforms perturbed via noise. It addresses difficulties within which noise results in qualitative adjustments, break out from the allure area, or extinction in inhabitants dynamics. the main most probably go out aspect and anticipated break out time are decided with singular perturbation equipment for the corresponding Fokker-Planck equation. The authors point out how their ideas relate to the It? calculus utilized to the Langevin equation. The e-book can be worthwhile to researchers and graduate scholars.

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