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On the limiting set of stochastic products $ xA\sb{1}\cdots A\sb{k}$

Author: D. J. Hartfiel
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 81 (1981), 201-206
MSC: Primary 15A51
MathSciNet review: 593457
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Abstract: In this paper we study the sequential limiting set $ L$ of the sequence $ {R_1}, \ldots ,{R_k} = \{ x{A_1} \ldots {A_k}\vert x$ is a stochastic vector, and $ {A_i}$ a stochastic matrix with $ P \leqslant {A_i} \leqslant Q$, for nonnegative matrices $ P$ and $ Q\} , \ldots $. We characterize $ L$ and provide some work on approximating $ L$.

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