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International Journal of Stochastic Analysis
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 703769, 14 pages
Research Article

The Itô Integral with respect to an Infinite Dimensional Lévy Process: A Series Approach

Institut für Mathematische Stochastik, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Welfengarten 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany

Received 6 November 2012; Accepted 20 February 2013

Academic Editor: Josefa Linares-Perez

Copyright © 2013 Stefan Tappe. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We present an alternative construction of the infinite dimensional Itô integral with respect to a Hilbert space valued Lévy process. This approach is based on the well-known theory of real-valued stochastic integration, and the respective Itô integral is given by a series of Itô integrals with respect to standard Lévy processes. We also prove that this stochastic integral coincides with the Itô integral that has been developed in the literature.