Hambly, B. M. and Kumagai, T. (2003) *Heat kernel estimates for symmetric random walks on a class of fractal graphs and stability under rough isometries,.* Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics . (In Press)

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## Abstract

We examine a class of fractal graphs which arise from a subclass of finitely ramified fractals. The two-sided heat kernel estimates for these graphs are obtained in terms of an effective resistance metric and they are best possible up to constants. If the graph has symmetry, these estimates can be expressed as the usual Gaussian or sub-Gaussian estimates. However, without symmetry, the off-diagonal terms show different decay in different directions. We also discuss the stability of the sub-Gaussian heat kernel estimates under rough isometries.

Item Type: | Article |
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Subjects: | O - Z > Probability theory and stochastic processes |

Research Groups: | Stochastic Analysis Group Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics |

ID Code: | 111 |

Deposited By: | Ben Hambly |

Deposited On: | 04 Aug 2004 |

Last Modified: | 20 Jul 2009 14:18 |

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