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Numerical Inversion of Laplace Transforms: A Survey of Techniques with Applications to Derivative Pricing




We consider different approaches to the problem of numerically inverting Laplace transforms in finance. In particular, we discuss numerical inversion techniques in the context of Asian option pricing.

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  • Mark Craddock & David Heath & Eckhard Platen, 1999. "Numerical Inversion of Laplace Transforms: A Survey of Techniques with Applications to Derivative Pricing," Research Paper Series 27, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  • Handle: RePEc:uts:rpaper:27

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    1. Xiaolin Luo & Pavel V. Shevchenko, 2009. "Computing Tails of Compound Distributions Using Direct Numerical Integration," Papers 0904.0830,, revised Feb 2010.
    2. Hardy Hulley & Eckhard Platen, 2007. "Laplace Transform Identities for Diffusions, with Applications to Rebates and Barrier Options," Research Paper Series 203, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
    3. C. Atkinson & S. Kazantzaki, 2009. "Double knock-out Asian barrier options which widen or contract as they approach maturity," Quantitative Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 329-340.
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    5. Dominique Guegan & Bertrand Hassani, 2009. "A new algorithm for the loss distribution function with applications to Operational Risk Management," Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 09023, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne, revised Nov 2009.
    6. Dominique Guegan & Bertrand Hassani, 2009. "A modified Panjer algorithm for operational risk capital calculations," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-00443846, HAL.
    7. Hardy Hulley, 2009. "Strict Local Martingales in Continuous Financial Market Models," PhD Thesis, Finance Discipline Group, UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney, number 19.
    8. Kwai Sun Leung & Yue Kuen Kwok, 2008. "Employee stock option valuation with repricing features," Quantitative Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(6), pages 561-569.
    9. Cruz Báez, Domingo Israel & González Rodríguez, José Manuel, 2008. "Valoración de opciones. Un enfoque diferente," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 26, pages 341-362, Abril.
    10. Mark Craddock & Eckhard Platen, 2003. "Symmetry Group Methods for Fundamental Solutions and Characteristic Functions," Research Paper Series 90, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
    11. Pavel V. Shevchenko, 2010. "Calculation of aggregate loss distributions," Papers 1008.1108,
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    13. Xiaolin Luo & Pavel V. Shevchenko & John B. Donnelly, 2009. "Addressing the Impact of Data Truncation and Parameter Uncertainty on Operational Risk Estimates," Papers 0904.2910,
    14. Nicola Bruti-Liberati & Eckhard Platen, 2007. "Approximation of jump diffusions in finance and economics," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 29(3), pages 283-312, May.

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