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Multipower Variation for Brownian Semistationary Processes

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  • Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen

    () (Aarhus University and CREATES)

  • José Manuel Corcuera

    () (Universitat de Barcelona)

  • Mark Podolskij

    () (ETH Zürich and CREATES)

Abstract

In this paper we study the asymptotic behaviour of power and multipower variations of stochastic processes. Processes of the type considered serve in particular, to analyse data of velocity increments of a fluid in a turbulence regime with spot intermittency sigma. The purpose of the present paper is to determine the probabilistic limit behaviour of the (multi)power variations of Y, as a basis for studying properties of the intermittency process. Notably the processes Y are in general not of the semimartingale kind and the established theory of multipower variation for semimartingales does not suffice for deriving the limit properties. As a key tool for the results a general central limit theorem for triangular Gaussian schemes is formulated and proved. Examples and an application to realised variance ratio are given.

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  • Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen & José Manuel Corcuera & Mark Podolskij, 2009. "Multipower Variation for Brownian Semistationary Processes," CREATES Research Papers 2009-21, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.
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    1. Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen & José Manuel Corcuera & Mark Podolskij, 2009. "Limit theorems for functionals of higher order differences of Brownian semi-stationary processes," CREATES Research Papers 2009-60, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.
    2. Nourdin, Ivan & Peccati, Giovanni & Podolskij, Mark, 2011. "Quantitative Breuer-Major theorems," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 121(4), pages 793-812, April.
    3. José Manuel Corcuera & Emil Hedevang & Mikko S. Pakkanen & Mark Podolskij, 2012. "Asymptotic theory for Brownian semi-stationary processes with application to turbulence," CREATES Research Papers 2012-52, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.
    4. Mark Podolskij & Katrin Wasmuth, 2012. "Goodness-of-fit testing for fractional diffusions," CREATES Research Papers 2012-12, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University.

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    Keywords

    Central Limit Theorem; Gaussian Processes; Intermittency; Nonsemimartingales; Turbulence; Volatility; Wiener Chaos;

    JEL classification:

    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General
    • C80 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - General

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