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Laurent Saloff-Coste; Tianyi Zheng
Random walks under slowly varying moment conditions on groups of polynomial volume growth
Annales de la faculté des sciences de Toulouse Sér. 6, 24 no. 4: Numéro Spécial : Conférence “Talking Across Fields” du 24 au 28 mars 2014 à l’Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse (2015), p. 837-855, doi: 10.5802/afst.1467
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Résumé - Abstract

Let $G$ be a finitely generated group of polynomial volume growth equipped with a word-length $|\cdot |$. The goal of this paper is to develop techniques to study the behavior of random walks driven by symmetric measures $\mu $ such that, for any $\epsilon >0$, $\sum |\cdot |^\epsilon \mu =\infty $. In particular, we provide a sharp lower bound for the return probability in the case when $\mu $ has a finite weak-logarithmic moment.

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