dc.contributor.advisor Nualart, David dc.contributor.author Jaramillo, Arturo dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-12T17:57:15Z dc.date.available 2019-05-12T17:57:15Z dc.date.issued 2018-05-31 dc.date.submitted 2018 dc.identifier.other http://dissertations.umi.com/ku:15911 dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1808/27886 dc.description.abstract This thesis is devoted to the study of the convergence in distribution of functionals of Gaussian processes. Most of the problems that we present are addressed by using an approach based on Malliavin calculus techniques. Our main contributions are the following: First, we study the asymptotic law of the approximate derivative of the self-intersection local time (SILT) in \$[0,T]\$ for the fractional Brownian motion. In order to do this, we describe the asymptotic behavior of the associated chaotic components and show that the first chaos approximates the SILT in \$L^2\$. Secondly, we examine the asymptotic law of the approximate self-intersection local time process for the fractional Brownian motion. We achieve this in two steps: the first part consists on proving the convergence of the finite dimensional distributions by using the `multidimensional fourth moment theorem'. The second part consists on proving the tightness property, for which we follow an approach based on Malliavin calculus techniques. The third problem consists on proving a non-central limit theorem for the process of weak symmetric Riemann sums for a wide variety of self-similar Gaussian processes. We address this problem by using the so-called small blocks-big blocks methodology and a central limit theorem for the power variations of self-similar Gaussian processes. Finally, we address the problem of determining conditions under which the eigenvalues of an Hermitian matrix-valued Gaussian process collide with positive probability. dc.format.extent 259 pages dc.language.iso en dc.publisher University of Kansas dc.rights Copyright held by the author. dc.subject Mathematics dc.subject Statistics dc.subject Theoretical mathematics dc.subject fracional Brownian motion dc.subject limit theorems dc.subject Local times dc.subject Malliavin calculus dc.subject random matrices dc.subject stochastic integration dc.title Limit distributions for functionals of Gaussian processes dc.type Dissertation dc.contributor.cmtemember Feng, Jin dc.contributor.cmtemember Liu, Zhipeng dc.contributor.cmtemember Soo, Terry dc.contributor.cmtemember Zhang, Jianbo dc.thesis.degreeDiscipline Mathematics dc.thesis.degreeLevel Ph.D. dc.identifier.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7650-4235 dc.rights.accessrights openAccess
﻿

### This item appears in the following Collection(s)

785-864-8983
KU Libraries
1425 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-8983

KU Libraries
1425 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045