An Introduction to the Theory of Point Processes

Author: D.J. Daley
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387498355
Release Date: 2007-12-29
Genre: Mathematics

This is the second volume of the reworked second edition of a key work on Point Process Theory. Fully revised and updated by the authors who have reworked their 1988 first edition, it brings together the basic theory of random measures and point processes in a unified setting and continues with the more theoretical topics of the first edition: limit theorems, ergodic theory, Palm theory, and evolutionary behaviour via martingales and conditional intensity. The very substantial new material in this second volume includes expanded discussions of marked point processes, convergence to equilibrium, and the structure of spatial point processes.

A Multivariate Claim Count Model for Applications in Insurance

Author: Daniela Anna Selch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319928685
Release Date: 2018-08-31
Genre: Mathematics

This monograph presents a time-dynamic model for multivariate claim counts in actuarial applications. Inspired by real-world claim arrivals, the model balances interesting stylized facts (such as dependence across the components, over-dispersion and the clustering of claims) with a high level of mathematical tractability (including estimation, sampling and convergence results for large portfolios) and can thus be applied in various contexts (such as risk management and pricing of (re-)insurance contracts). The authors provide a detailed analysis of the proposed probabilistic model, discussing its relation to the existing literature, its statistical properties, different estimation strategies as well as possible applications and extensions. Actuaries and researchers working in risk management and premium pricing will find this book particularly interesting. Graduate-level probability theory, stochastic analysis and statistics are required.

Unimodularity in Randomly Generated Graphs

Author: Florian Sobieczky
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 9781470439149
Release Date: 2018-11-20
Genre: Graph theory

This volume contains the proceedings of the AMS Special Session on Unimodularity in Randomly Generated Graphs, held from October 8–9, 2016, in Denver, Colorado. Unimodularity, a term initially used in locally compact topological groups, is one of the main examples in which the generalization from groups to graphs is successful. The “randomly generated graphs”, which include percolation graphs, random Erdős–Rényi graphs, and graphings of equivalence relations, are much easier to describe if they result as random objects in the context of unimodularity, with respect to either a vertex-transient “host”-graph or a probability measure. This volume tries to give an impression of the various fields in which the notion currently finds strong development and application: percolation theory, point processes, ergodic theory, and dynamical systems.

Handbook of High Frequency Trading and Modeling in Finance

Author: Maria C. Mariani
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118443989
Release Date: 2016-04-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Reflecting the fast pace and ever-evolving nature of the financial industry, the Handbook of High-Frequency Trading and Modeling in Finance details how high-frequency analysis presents new systematic approaches to implementing quantitative activities with high-frequency financial data. Introducing new and established mathematical foundations necessary to analyze realistic market models and scenarios, the handbook begins with a presentation of the dynamics and complexity of futures and derivatives markets as well as a portfolio optimization problem using quantum computers. Subsequently, the handbook addresses estimating complex model parameters using high-frequency data. Finally, the handbook focuses on the links between models used in financial markets and models used in other research areas such as geophysics, fossil records, and earthquake studies. The Handbook of High-Frequency Trading and Modeling in Finance also features: • Contributions by well-known experts within the academic, industrial, and regulatory fields • A well-structured outline on the various data analysis methodologies used to identify new trading opportunities • Newly emerging quantitative tools that address growing concerns relating to high-frequency data such as stochastic volatility and volatility tracking; stochastic jump processes for limit-order books and broader market indicators; and options markets • Practical applications using real-world data to help readers better understand the presented material The Handbook of High-Frequency Trading and Modeling in Finance is an excellent reference for professionals in the fields of business, applied statistics, econometrics, and financial engineering. The handbook is also a good supplement for graduate and MBA-level courses on quantitative finance, volatility, and financial econometrics. Ionut Florescu, PhD, is Research Associate Professor in Financial Engineering and Director of the Hanlon Financial Systems Laboratory at Stevens Institute of Technology. His research interests include stochastic volatility, stochastic partial differential equations, Monte Carlo Methods, and numerical methods for stochastic processes. Dr. Florescu is the author of Probability and Stochastic Processes, the coauthor of Handbook of Probability, and the coeditor of Handbook of Modeling High-Frequency Data in Finance, all published by Wiley. Maria C. Mariani, PhD, is Shigeko K. Chan Distinguished Professor in Mathematical Sciences and Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso. Her research interests include mathematical finance, applied mathematics, geophysics, nonlinear and stochastic partial differential equations and numerical methods. Dr. Mariani is the coeditor of Handbook of Modeling High-Frequency Data in Finance, also published by Wiley. H. Eugene Stanley, PhD, is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor at Boston University. Stanley is one of the key founders of the new interdisciplinary field of econophysics, and has an ISI Hirsch index H=128 based on more than 1200 papers. In 2004 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Frederi G. Viens, PhD, is Professor of Statistics and Mathematics and Director of the Computational Finance Program at Purdue University. He holds more than two dozen local, regional, and national awards and he travels extensively on a world-wide basis to deliver lectures on his research interests, which range from quantitative finance to climate science and agricultural economics. A Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics Statistics, Dr. Viens is the coeditor of Handbook of Modeling High-Frequency Data in Finance, also published by Wiley.

Amstat News

ISBN: UOM:39015057314281
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Statistics

Marked Point Processes on the Real Line

Author: Günter Last
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387945474
Release Date: 1995-08-10
Genre: Mathematics

Although readers are assumed to be familiar with the basic notions of measure, integration, and probability theory, an appendix contains extensive surveys of the theory of conditional distributions and Lebesgue-Stieltjes calculus. Consequently researchers and graduate students in probability will find this an ideal introduction to this topic.

Applied Probability and Queues

Author: Soeren Asmussen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387002111
Release Date: 2003-05-15
Genre: Business & Economics

This updated new edition introduces the reader to the fundamentals of queueing theory, including Markov processes and random walks. It contains an extended treatment of queueing networks and matrix analytic methods as well as additional topics like Poisson's equation, Palm theory and heavy tails.


Author: Willliam Feller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 8126518065
Release Date: 2008-08

· The Exponential and the Uniform Densities· Special Densities. Randomization· Densities in Higher Dimensions. Normal Densities and Processes· Probability Measures and Spaces· Probability Distributions in Rr· A Survey of Some Important Distributions and Processes· Laws of Large Numbers. Applications in Analysis· The Basic Limit Theorems· Infinitely Divisible Distributions and Semi-Groups· Markov Processes and Semi-Groups· Renewal Theory· Random Walks in R1· Laplace Transforms. Tauberian Theorems. Resolvents· Applications of Laplace Transforms· Characteristic Functions· Expansions Related to the Central Limit Theorem,· Infinitely Divisible Distributions· Applications of Fourier Methods to Random Walks· Harmonic Analysis