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A combinatorial method for calculating the moments of Lévy area
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We present a new way to compute the moments of the Lévy area of a two-dimensional Brownian motion. Our approach uses iterated integrals and combinatorial arguments involving the shuffle product.
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  • Daniel Levin
  • Affiliation: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LB, United Kingdom
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  • Mark Wildon
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Wales, Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
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  • Received by editor(s): February 1, 2007
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: April 16, 2007
  • Published electronically: July 24, 2008
  • Additional Notes: The first author was supported by the EPSRC Fellowship “Partial differential equations — A rough path approach” GR/S18526/01
    The second author was supported by EPSRC Grant EP/D054664/1
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  • Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 360 (2008), 6695-6709
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