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- A Condition for Distinguishing Sceneries on Non-abelian Groups.
Available on arXiv,
to appear in
Stochastic Processes and their Applications.
- A lower bound for the Chung-Diaconis-Graham random process. Available
on arXiv. This has appeared in
Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society.
- Generating random vectors in (Z/pZ)^d via an affine random process, with
J. McCollum. Available on arXiv.
- A Survey of Results on Random Random Walks on Finite Groups - a survey
has now appeared in Probability
- Analysis of the Diaconis-Holmes-Neal Markov Chain Sampler for
Log Concave Probabilities (January 15, 2002)
- The Proof of a Conjecture of Simion (preliminary version, August 25, 2000)
- Some Specialized Comparison Techniques for Doubly Stochastic Finite
Markov Chains (January 16, 2001)
- Note: Many of the ideas in this preprint appear in my article
"A Note on Various Holding Probabilities for Random Lazy Random
Walks on Finite Groups" in
Statistics and Probability Letters. Thus I've removed the links to
- Random Lazy Random Walks on Arbitrary Finite Groups (preliminary version,
October 22, 1999)
- The Proof of a Conjecture of Simion for Certain Partitions
(An updated version has appeared in
Discrete Mathematics, and so I've
removed the link to the preprint version.)
- "Rates of Convergence of the Diaconis-Holmes-Neal Markov Chain Sampler"
(formerly called "Rates of Convergence for a Non-Reversible
Markov Chain Sampler" and "Rates of Convergence for a
Version of the Metropolis Algorithm")
- Some Random Processes Related to Affine
- A Census of Cusped Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds,
with P. Callahan and J. Weeks. (This has appeared
Mathematics of Computation. Go there!)