Optimal quantization for the pricing of swing options
In this paper, we investigate a numerical algorithm for the pricing of swing options, relying on the so-called optimal quantization method. The numerical procedure is described in details and numerous simulations are provided to assert its efficiency. In particular, we carry out a comparison with the Longstaff-Schwartz algorithm.
|Date of creation:||May 2007|
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|Publication status:||Published in Applied Mathematical Finance 16, 1-2 (2009) 183-217|
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