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All Roads Lead to Rome-Even in the Honeycomb World

Brani Vidakovic
The American Statistician
Vol. 48, No. 3 (Aug., 1994), pp. 234-236
DOI: 10.2307/2684723
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2684723
Page Count: 3

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Topics: Random walk, Mathematical lattices, Honeycombs, Coordinate systems
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Abstract

This article presents a simple proof that a symmetric random walk on a hexagonal lattice in R2 is recurrent. The goal of this article is educational, to enrich the list of interesting and intuitively appealing examples for teaching probability to advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students.

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