Ito's Lemma

Let W(u) be a Wiener process. Then


where V_t=f(W(t),tau) for 0<=tau=T-t<=T, and f in C^(2,1)((0,infty)×[0,T]).

Note that while Ito's lemma was proved by Kiyoshi Ito (also spelled Itô), Ito's theorem is due to Noboru Itô.

See also

Wiener Process

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