Jump-Diffusion Calibration using Differential Evolution
AbstractThe estimation of a jump-diffusion model via Differential Evolution is presented. Finding the maximum likelihood estimator for such processes is a tedious task due to the multimodality of the likelihood function. The performance of the Differential Evolution algorithm is compared to standard optimization techniques.
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Date of creation: 16 Oct 2010
Date of revision: 25 Oct 2010
Jump-diffusion; maximum likelihood; optimization; Differential Evolution;
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