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Mathematical finance and probability

a discrete introduction

by P. Koch Medina

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Published by Birkhauser Verlag in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investments -- Mathematics.,
  • Investments -- Mathematical models.,
  • Probabilities.,
  • Securities -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPablo Koch Medina, Sandro Merino.
    ContributionsMerino, Sandro, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG4515.3 .K63 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3565538M
    ISBN 100817669213, 3764369213
    LC Control Number2002038467

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    ( views) Probability and Mathematical Statistics by Prasanna Sahoo - University of Louisville, This book is an introduction to probability and mathematical statistics intended for students already having some elementary mathematical background. It is intended for a one-year junior or senior level undergraduate or beginning graduate course. Some expert (physicist, working partly in finance) recommended me the book: Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Marc Potters (). Theory of Financial Risk and Derivative Pricing: From Statistical Physics to Risk Management Amazon. It is econophysics approach to analysis of financial markets. It uses quite advanced mathematics including random matrices, stable distributions and so on.


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