Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Computation of Fokker-Planck equation

Author: Stephen S.-T. Yau
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 62 (2004), 643-650
MSC: Primary 82C31; Secondary 82D10, 94A12
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/2104266
MathSciNet review: MR2104266
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Abstract: In plasma physics, the interaction of radio-frequency waves with a plasma is described by a Fokker-Planck equation with an added quasilinear term. In nonlinear filtering with conditional probability density of the state $ {x_t}$ given the observation $ \left\{ {y\left( s \right):0 \le s \le t} \right\}$ is also described by a Fokker-Planck equation with an added first order term. Method for solving Fokker-Planck equation by means of ordinary differential equations is discussed.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/2104266
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