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Chapter 3. Stochastic Processes 50 Chapter 3. 7. Derive the cumulant functions kn [X(t)] for a Gaussian process. Show that kn [X(t)] = 0 for n 3. 8. 80) RN (t1 , t2 ) = λ min(t1 , t2 ) + λ t1 t2 2 of a Poisson process with the probability distribution function PN (n, t) = (λt)n e−λt , n! n 0, t 0.
11. Let X1 , X2 , . . , and Xn have a joint probability density function as pX (x1 , x2 , . . , xn ) = 1 1 exp − x12 + x22 + · · · + xn2 . 130) Let Yk = kj =1 Xj , k = 1, 2, . . , n. Find the joint probability density function pY for Y1 , Y2 , . . , Yn . 12. Let R ∈ R(σ 2 ) and Φ ∈ U (0, 2π) be independent random variables. 131) where α is an arbitrary constant. Show that X ∈ N (0, σ 2 ), Y ∈ N (0, σ 2 ) and that X and Y are mutually independent. 13. Let U1 ∈ U (0, 1) and U2 ∈ U (0, 1) be independent, uniformly distributed random variables.
88) That is, Y ∈ Ln(μ, σ 2 ). 4. 5. Let X ∈ N (μ, σ 2 ) and y = g(x) = x 2 . This function is not monotonic. We have to partition the domain (−∞, ∞) into regions where g(x) is monotonic. ∞ −∞ 2 1 − (x−μ) e 2σ 2 dx √ 2πσ 0 1 = −∞ ∞ = e √ 2πσ √ 0 1 2 2πσ − (x−μ) 2 ∞ 2 2σ dx + 0 e − √ (− y−μ)2 2σ 2 +e 2 1 − (x−μ) e 2σ 2 dx √ 2π σ − √ ( y−μ)2 2σ 2 dy √ . 89) Chapter 2. 5. The probability density functions pY (y) and pX (x) where X ∈ N (0, 1) and y = x 2 . 90) y < 0. 5. 6. Let X ∈ N (μ, σ 2 ) and y = g(x) = x 3 .