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Stochastic Programming

Author : Horand Gassmann
ISBN : 9789814407502
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book shows the breadth and depth of stochastic programming applications. All the papers presented here involve optimization over the scenarios that represent possible future outcomes of the uncertainty problems. The applications, which were presented at the 12th International Conference on Stochastic Programming held in Halifax, Nova Scotia in August 2010, span the rich field of uses of these models. The finance papers discuss such diverse problems as longevity risk management of individual investors, personal financial planning, intertemporal surplus management, asset management with benchmarks, dynamic portfolio management, fixed income immunization and racetrack betting. The production and logistics papers discuss natural gas infrastructure design, farming Atlantic salmon, prevention of nuclear smuggling and sawmill planning. The energy papers involve electricity production planning, hydroelectric reservoir operations and power generation planning for liquid natural gas plants. Finally, two telecommunication papers discuss mobile network design and frequency assignment problems.

The Fascination Of Probability Statistics And Their Applications

Author : Mark Podolskij
ISBN : 9783319258263
Genre : Mathematics
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Collecting together twenty-three self-contained articles, this volume presents the current research of a number of renowned scientists in both probability theory and statistics as well as their various applications in economics, finance, the physics of wind-blown sand, queueing systems, risk assessment, turbulence and other areas. The contributions are dedicated to and inspired by the research of Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen who, since the early 1960s, has been and continues to be a very active and influential researcher working on a wide range of important problems. The topics covered include, but are not limited to, econometrics, exponential families, Lévy processes and infinitely divisible distributions, limit theory, mathematical finance, random matrices, risk assessment, statistical inference for stochastic processes, stochastic analysis and optimal control, time series, and turbulence. The book will be of interest to researchers and graduate students in probability, statistics and their applications.

Risk Sensitive Investment Management

Author : Mark H A Davis
ISBN : 9789814578066
Genre : Business & Economics
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Over the last two decades, risk-sensitive control has evolved into an innovative and successful framework for solving dynamically a wide range of practical investment management problems. This book shows how to use risk-sensitive investment management to manage portfolios against an investment benchmark, with constraints, and with assets and liabilities. It also addresses model implementation issues in parameter estimation and numerical methods. Most importantly, it shows how to integrate jump-diffusion processes which are crucial to model market crashes. With its emphasis on the interconnection between mathematical techniques and real-world problems, this book will be of interest to both academic researchers and money managers. Risk-sensitive investment management links stochastic control and portfolio management. Because of its distinct emphasis on integrating advanced theoretical concepts into practical dynamic investment management tools, this book stands out from the existing literature in fundamental ways. It goes beyond mainstream research in portfolio management in a traditional static setting. The theoretical developments build on contemporary research in stochastic control theory, but are informed throughout by the need to construct an effective and practical framework for dynamic portfolio management. This book fills a gap in the literature by connecting mathematical techniques with the real world of investment management. Readers seeking to solve key problems such as benchmarked asset management or asset and liability management will certainly find it useful. Contents:Diffusion Models:The Merton ProblemRisk-Sensitive Asset ManagementManaging Against a BenchmarkAsset and Liability ManagementInvestment ConstraintsInfinite Horizon ProblemsJump-Diffusion Models:Jumps in Asset PricesGeneral Jump-Diffusion SettingFund Separation and Fractional Kelly StrategiesManaging Against a Benchmark: Jump-Diffusion CaseAsset and Liability Management: Jump-Diffusion CaseImplementation:Factor and Securities ModelsCase StudiesNumerical MethodsFactor Estimation: Filtering and Black-Litterman Readership: Professionals, researchers, academics and graduate students in the field of investment management, stochastic optimization, stochastic analysis and probability, and quantitative finance. Key Features:Integrates advanced theoretical concepts into practical dynamic investmentDiscusses practical issues that will be relevant to practitioners, including parameter estimation, investment benchmarks, asset and liabilities management (ALM), investment constraints, and the Kelly criterionPresents a thorough treatment of jump diffusion models, including latest developments regarding classical solutions to jump diffusion control problemsWritten by professors with extensive experience on risk sensitive asset management and the relevant financial industry experienceKeywords:Stochastic Control;Risk Sensitive Control;Dynamic Investment Management;Benchmarked Asset Management;Asset and Liability Management;Jump Diffusion Processes;Lévy Processes;Hamilton–Jacobi–Bellman Equations;Classical Solutions;Viscosity Solutions;Kelly Criterion

Informs Conference Program

Author : Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. National Meeting
ISBN : CORNELL:31924083441752
Genre : Operations research
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Optimization And Decision Science Methodologies And Applications

Author : Antonio Sforza
ISBN : 9783319673080
Genre : Mathematics
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This proceedings volume highlights the state-of-the-art knowledge related to optimization, decisions science and problem solving methods, as well as their application in industrial and territorial systems. It includes contributions tackling these themes using models and methods based on continuous and discrete optimization, network optimization, simulation and system dynamics, heuristics, metaheuristics, artificial intelligence, analytics, and also multiple-criteria decision making. The number and the increasing size of the problems arising in real life require mathematical models and solution methods adequate to their complexity. There has also been increasing research interest in Big Data and related challenges. These challenges can be recognized in many fields and systems which have a significant impact on our way of living: design, management and control of industrial production of goods and services; transportation planning and traffic management in urban and regional areas; energy production and exploitation; natural resources and environment protection; homeland security and critical infrastructure protection; development of advanced information and communication technologies. The chapters in this book examine how to deal with new and emerging practical problems arising in these different fields through the presented methodologies and their applications. The chapter topics are applicable for researchers and practitioners working in these areas, but also for the operations research community. The contributions were presented during the international conference “Optimization and Decision Science” (ODS2017), held at Hilton Sorrento Palace Conference Center, Sorrento, Italy, September 4 – 7, 2017. ODS 2017, was organized by AIRO, Italian Operations Research Society, in cooperation with DIETI (Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology) of University “Federico II” of Naples.

Operations Research Proceedings 2002

Author : Ulrike Leopold-Wildburger
ISBN : 3540003878
Genre : Business & Economics
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This proceedings volume contains a selection of papers presented at the International Conference on Operations Research (SOR 2002).The contributions cover the broad interdisciplinary spectrum of Operations Research and present recent advances in theory, development of methods, and applications in practice. Subjects covered are Production, Logistics and Supply Chain Production, Marketing and Data Analysis, Transportation and Traffic, Scheduling and Project Management, Telecommunication and Information Technology, Energy and Environment, Public Economy, Health, Agriculture, Education, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Risk Management, Continuous Optimization, Discrete and Combinatorial Optimization, Stochastic and Dynamic Programming, Simulation, Control Theory, Systems Dynamics, Dynamic Games, Game Theory, Auctioning and Bidding, Experimental Economics, Econometrics, Statistics and Mathematical Economics, Fuzzy Logic, Multicriteria Decision Making, Decision Theory.

Tims Orsa Bulletin

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ISBN : UOM:35128002235727
Genre : Industrial management
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Meta Heuristics Optimization Algorithms In Engineering Business Economics And Finance

Author : Vasant, Pandian M.
ISBN : 9781466620872
Genre : Computers
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Optimization techniques have developed into a significant area concerning industrial, economics, business, and financial systems. With the development of engineering and financial systems, modern optimization has played an important role in service-centered operations and as such has attracted more attention to this field. Meta-heuristic hybrid optimization is a newly development mathematical framework based optimization technique. Designed by logicians, engineers, analysts, and many more, this technique aims to study the complexity of algorithms and problems. Meta-Heuristics Optimization Algorithms in Engineering, Business, Economics, and Finance explores the emerging study of meta-heuristics optimization algorithms and methods and their role in innovated real world practical applications. This book is a collection of research on the areas of meta-heuristics optimization algorithms in engineering, business, economics, and finance and aims to be a comprehensive reference for decision makers, managers, engineers, researchers, scientists, financiers, and economists as well as industrialists.

Transportation Science

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ISBN : UOM:39015048311032
Genre : Traffic engineering
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The Logic Of Logistics

Author : David Simchi-Levi
ISBN : 0387949216
Genre : Business & Economics
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Fierce competition in today's global market provides a powerful motivation for developing ever more sophisticated logistics systems. This book, written for the logistics manager and researcher, presents a timely and authoritative survey of the modern theory and application of logistics, including case studies in which decision support tools for large-scale logistics applications are developed.

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