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25871 Computational Methods and Model Implementation

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This subject develops practical skills to solve computational problems arising in quantitative finance. It investigates solutions for risk management, derivatives pricing, equity and yield curve analysis, focusing on model implementation, estimation and calibration to market data. Models are implemented in a spreadsheet application and in an industry-standard, non-proprietary programming language using object-oriented and generic programming features. There is a research project component to the subject which is undertaken as an assessment task.

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