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Give the transition matrix P and the graph for (Xn )n≥0 . Prove that P is irreducible and compute its invariant law. Compute Pn in terms of n ≥ 0. What is the behavior of Xn when n goes to infinity? 7 Squash Let us recall the original scoring system for squash, known as English scoring. If the server wins a rally, then he or she scores a point and retains service. If the returner wins a rally, then he or she becomes the next server but no point is scored. In a game, the first player to score 9 points wins, except if the score reaches 8-8, in which case the returner must choose to continue in either 9 or 10 points, and the first player to reach that total wins.

The constant measures are invariant, as ∑ ∑ ∑ P(x, y) = p(y − x) = p(z) = 1 , ∀y ∈ . , and for ????(????1 ) ≠ 0 the chain goes to infinity in the direction of ????(????1 ). The case ????(????1 ) = 0√is problematic, and if ????(|????1 |2 ) < ∞, then the central limit theorem shows that Xn ∕ n converges in law to (0, Cov(????1 )), which gives some hints to the long-time behavior of the chain. Nearest-neighbor random walk For = ℤd , this Markov chain is called a nearest-neighbor random walk when P(x, y) = 0 for |x − y| > 1, and the symmetric nearest-neighbor random walk when P(x, y) = 1∕2d for |x − y| = 1.

What is the behavior of Xn when n goes to infinity? 7 Squash Let us recall the original scoring system for squash, known as English scoring. If the server wins a rally, then he or she scores a point and retains service. If the returner wins a rally, then he or she becomes the next server but no point is scored. In a game, the first player to score 9 points wins, except if the score reaches 8-8, in which case the returner must choose to continue in either 9 or 10 points, and the first player to reach that total wins.