Evolutionary multi-stage financial scenario tree generation
AbstractMulti-stage financial decision optimization under uncertainty depends on a careful numerical approximation of the underlying stochastic process, which describes the future returns of the selected assets or asset categories. Various approaches towards an optimal generation of discrete-time, discrete-state approximations (represented as scenario trees) have been suggested in the literature. In this paper, a new evolutionary algorithm to create scenario trees for multi-stage financial optimization models will be presented. Numerical results and implementation details conclude the paper.
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Date of creation: Dec 2009
Date of revision: Jan 2010
Publication status: Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6025:182-191. 2010.
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