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Refinements of stochastic domination

Research paper by Erik I. Broman, Olle Haggstrom, Jeffrey E. Steif

Indexed on: 26 Apr '05Published on: 26 Apr '05Published in: Mathematics - Probability



Abstract

In a recent paper by two of the authors, the concepts of upwards and downwards $\epsilon$-movability were introduced, mainly as a technical tool for studying dynamical percolation of interacting particle systems. In this paper, we further explore these concepts which can be seen as refinements or quantifications of stochastic domination, and we relate them to previously studied concepts such as uniform insertion tolerance and extractability.