Hölder norm estimates for elliptic operators on finite and infinite-dimensional spaces

Authors:
Siva R. Athreya, Richard F. Bass and Edwin A. Perkins

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **357** (2005), 5001-5029

MSC (2000):
Primary 35J15; Secondary 35R15, 47D07, 60J35

Published electronically:
March 10, 2005

MathSciNet review:
2165395

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Abstract: We introduce a new method for proving the estimate

where solves the equation . The method can be applied to the Laplacian on . It also allows us to obtain similar estimates when we replace the Laplacian by an infinite-dimensional Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operator or other elliptic operators. These operators arise naturally in martingale problems arising from measure-valued branching diffusions and from stochastic partial differential equations.

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Additional Information

**Siva R. Athreya**

Affiliation:
Indian Statistical Institute, 8th Mile Mysore Road, Bangalore 560059, India

**Richard F. Bass**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269

**Edwin A. Perkins**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z2

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-05-03638-X

Keywords:
Semigroups,
Schauder estimates,
H\"older spaces,
perturbations,
resolvents,
elliptic operators,
Laplacian,
Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes,
infinite-dimensional stochastic differential equations

Received by editor(s):
October 24, 2003

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
February 13, 2004

Published electronically:
March 10, 2005

Additional Notes:
The first author’s research was supported in part by an NBHM travel grant.

The second author’s research was supported in part by NSF grant DMS0244737.

The third author’s research was supported in part by an NSERC Research Grant

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