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An creation to normal theories of stochastic tactics and smooth martingale thought. the quantity makes a speciality of consistency, balance and contractivity lower than geometric invariance in numerical research, and discusses difficulties concerning implementation, simulation, variable step measurement algorithms, and random quantity new release.

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2) ∇2 f (X, Y ) = X(Y f ) − (∇X Y )f, a relation which can also serve as the definition of ∇2 f . 3) ∇2 f (uei , uej ) = Hi Hj f (u), u ∈ F(M ), a relation which the reader is invited to verify. Here, as always, Hi are the fundamental horizontal vector fields and f = f ◦ π is the lift of f to F(M ). In local coordinates the Hessian can be expressed in terms of the Christoffel symbols as ∂ , ∂xi where fi = ∂f /∂xi and similarly for fij . 2) and the definition of Christoffel symbols ∇Xi Xj = Γijk Xk .

2. SDE on manifolds 23 boundary, the function f (x) = dRN (x, M )2 is smooth in a neighborhood of M . Multiplying by a suitable cut-off function, we may assume that f ∈ C ∞ (RN ). Since the vector fields V˜α are tangent to M along the submanifold M , a local calculation shows that the functions V˜α f and V˜α V˜β f vanish along M at the rate of the square of the distance dRN (x, M ). 4) |V˜α f (x)| ≤ Cf (x), |V˜α V˜β f (x)| ≤ Cf (x) for all x ∈ U ∩ B(0; R). Define the stopping times: τR = inf {t > 0 : Xt ∈ B(R)} , τU = inf {t > 0 : Xt ∈ U } , τ = τU ∧ τR .

Let X i be the dual frame on Tx∗ M . Then an (r, s)-tensor θ can be expressed uniquely as j1 js r θ = θji11···i ···js Xi1 ⊗ · · · ⊗ Xir ⊗ X ⊗ · · · ⊗ X . 42 2. Basic Stochastic Differential Geometry The scalarization of θ at u is defined by j1 js r θ(u) = θji11···i ···js ei1 ⊗ · · · ⊗ eir ⊗ e ⊗ · · · ⊗ e , where again {ei } is the canonical basis for Rd and ei the corresponding dual basis. Thus if θ is an (r, s)-tensor field on M , then its scalarization θ˜ : F(M ) → R⊗r ⊗ R∗⊗s is a vector space-valued function on F(M ), a fact we will often take advantage of.