Hitting times and periodicity in random dynamics

Michael John Todd, Jerome Rousseau

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We prove quenched laws of hitting time statistics for random subshifts of finite type. In particular we prove a dichotomy between the law for periodic and for non-periodic points. We show that this applies to random Gibbs measures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-150
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Issue number1
Early online date21 Jul 2015
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015


  • Hitting times
  • Random dynamical systems
  • Exponential law
  • Extremal index


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