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Probability and Finance

It"s Only a Game!

by Glenn Shafer

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Published by Wiley-Interscience .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages440
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Open LibraryOL7616692M
ISBN 100471402265
ISBN 109780471402268

vi Mathematics for Finance systems of linear equations, add, multiply, transpose and invert matrices, and compute determinants. In particular, as a reference in probability theory we recommend our book: M. Capi´nski and T. Zastawniak, Probability Through Problems, Springer-Verlag, New York, File Size: 6MB. This textbook provides a self-contained introduction to numerical methods in probability with a focus on applications to finance. Topics covered include the Monte Carlo simulation (including simulation of random variables, variance reduction, quasi-Monte Carlo simulation, and more recent developments such as the multilevel paradigm), stochastic optimization and approximation, discretization Brand: Springer International Publishing.

Get this from a library! Probability and finance theory. [Kian Guan Lim] -- This book provides a basic grounding in the use of probability to model random financial phenomena of uncertainty. The book contains applications of both discrete time theory and continuous time. ECON 4 24/CFRM Introduction to Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics: Home Syllabus Homework Notes Excel Hints R Hints Announcements Links Project Review Canvas. Book Chapters and Class Slides. Summer Note: These notes and accompanying spreadsheets are preliminary and incomplete and they are not guaranteed to be free of the revision dates .

  The second half of the book, on finance, illustrates the potential of the new framework. It proposes greater use of the market and less use of stochastic models in the pricing of financial derivatives, and it shows how purely game-theoretic probability can replace stochastic models in the efficient-market hypothesis.5/5(1).   The book skillfully draws the reader toward the art of thinking mathematically and then proceeds to lay the foundations in analysis and probability theory underlying modern financial mathematics. It rigorously reveals the mathematical secrets of topics such as abstract measure theory, conditional expectations, martingales, Wiener processes, the.


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Probability and Finance presents essential reading for anyone who studies or uses probability. Mathematicians and statisticians will find in it a new framework for probability: game theory instead of measure theory.

Philosophers will find a surpising synthesis of the objective and the by: The project began with the book Probability and Finance: It's Only a Game by Shafer and Vovk.

Book A new book on the topic, Game-Theoretic Foundations for Probability and Finance, appeared in May (Wiley, Hoboken, NJ). The integrated coverage of both basic probability theory and finance theory makes this book useful reading for advanced undergraduate students or for first-year postgraduate students in a quantitative finance course.

The book provides easy and quick access to the field of theoretical finance by linking the study of applied probability and its applications to finance theory all in one : Kian Guan Lim. Probability and Finance: It's Only a Game.

Provides a foundation for probability based on game theory rather than measure theory. A strong philosophical approach with practical applications.

Presents in-depth coverage of classical probability theory as well as new theory/5. Game-Theoretic Foundations for Probability and Finance is a book of research. It is also a teaching resource. Each chapter is supplemented with carefully designed exercises and notes relating the new theory to its historical context.

Praise from early readersCited by: 6. Written for both financial professionals and individuals aspiring to enter this field, Probability and Statistics for Finance addresses an array of important issues--from applying probability to portfolio management, asset pricing, risk management, and credit risk modeling to probability distributions that deal with extreme events and statistical measures/5(11).

(Short Book Reviews, August ) "The first half of this truly original book introduces a novel approach to probability, founded on game theory rather than measure theory.

In an admirably clear, scholarly and engaging manner, it traces its historical antecedents, expounds its advantages, develops its technicalities, and addresses its.

Our first book, Probability and Finance, published inshowed that perfect-information games can be used to define mathematical probability.

Based on fifteen years of further research, Game-Theoretic Foundations for Probability and Finance presents a mature view. The book contains an extensive set of references and notes describing the field, including topics not treated in the book.

This book will be of interest to researchers wishing to see advanced mathematics applied to finance. The material on optimal consumption and investment, leading to equilibrium, is addressed to the theoretical finance by: This volume presents a collection of lecture notes of mini-courses taught at BICMR Summer School of Financial Mathematics, from May 29 to June 9, Each chapter is self-contained and corresponds to one mini-course which deals with a distinguished topic, such as branching processes, enlargement of filtrations, Hawkes processes, copula models and valuation adjustment analysis, whereas the.

Game-Theoretic Foundations for Probability and Finance is a book of research. It is also a teaching resource. Each chapter is supplemented with carefully designed exercises and notes relating the new theory to its historical context.

Praise from early readers5/5(2). A comprehensive look at how probability and statistics is applied to the investment process. Finance has become increasingly more quantitative, drawing on techniques in probability and statistics that many finance practitioners have not had exposure to before.

This book provides technical support for students in finance. It reviews the main probabilistic tools used in financial models in a pedagogical way, starting from simple concepts like random variables and tribes and going to more sophisticated ones like conditional expectations and limit theorems/5(13).

Probability and Finance: It's Only a Game. (Wiley, New York, ) is essential reading for anyone who uses probability. Practitioners, especially in financial engineering, will learn new ways to understand and sometimes eliminate stochastic models.

Theoreticians will find in it a new framework for probability: game theory instead of measure theory. Written for both financial professionals and individuals aspiring to enter this field, Probability and Statistics for Finance addresses an array of important issues--from applying probability to portfolio management, asset pricing, risk management, and credit risk modeling to probability distributions that deal with extreme events and statistical by: "The book ‘Statistics and Finance’ by David Ruppert discusses many financial models.

This book is appropriate for the third and fourth year undergraduate and master level courses. It will be useful to the practicing financial engineer. It assumes some background in probability and : Springer-Verlag New York.

"This is probably the best written book on discrete-time models of mathematical finance. It is self consistent, all notions used in it are carefully defined.

That is a mathematical book - by mathematicians and for mathematicians, which also means that its practical applications are restricted. Real-World Probability Books: Stock Market and Finance Malkiel, Burton Gordon.

A Random Walk Down Wall(original ). Perhaps the only book in existence whose reading may be both intellectually and financially rewarding. This book introduces students to probability, statistics, and stochastic processes.

It can be used by both students and practitioners in engineering, sciences, finance, and other fields. It provides a clear and intuitive approach to these topics.

( views) Advanced Data Analysis from. Probability and Statistics for Finance book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A comprehensive look at how probability and s 4/5.

Mathematical Modeling in Economics and Finance with Probability and Stochastic Processes Steven R. Dunbar Septem To my wife Charlene, who manages the nances so well. Preface History of the Book This book started with one purpose and ended with a di erent purpose.

In.Probability and finance theory. [Kian Guan Lim] -- This book is an introduction to the mathematical analysis of probability theory and provides some understanding of how probability is used to model random phenomena of uncertainty, specifically in.This volume presents a collection of lecture notes of mini-courses taught at BICMR Summer School of Financial Mathematics, from May 29 to June 9, Each chapter is self-contained and corresponds t.