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A class of multifractal processes constructed using an embedded branching process

The Annals of Applied Probability. 2012. Vol. 22. No. 6. P. 2357-2387.
Decrouez G. G., Jones O. D.

We present a new class of multifractal process on R, constructed using an embedded branching process. The construction makes use of known results on multitype branching random walks, and along the way constructs cascade measures on the boundaries of multitype Galton–Watson trees. Our class of processes includes Brownian motion subjected to a continuous multifractal time-change. In addition, if we observe our process at a fixed spatial resolution, then we can obtain a finite Markov representation of it, which we can use for on-line simulation. That is, given only the Markov representation at step n, we can generate step n+1 in O(log n) operations. Detailed pseudo-code for this algorithm is provided.R