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Portfolio optimization

Portfolio optimization

All Models are Wrong, 7 Sources of Model Risk

September 6, 2014 | | 9 Comments

The 2008 financial crisis revealed to the world (in spectacular fashion) the fragility of financial models. Since the financial crisis two words have come up time and time again: model risk. This article defines model risk and discusses some of the contributors ... Read More

Computational Finance at IEEE WCCI 2014

July 27, 2014 | | 3 Comments

I recently had the awesome opportunity to present my honours research at this years IEEE World Congress for Computational Intelligence conference (IEEE-WCCI) in Beijing. My trip was sponsored by the University of Pretoria's Computational Intelligence Research Group (CIRG) so ... Read More

Simulated Annealing for Portfolio Optimization

March 15, 2014 | | One Comment

This article applies the Simulated Annealing (SA) algorithm to the portfolio optimization problem. Simulated Annealing (SA) is a generic probabilistic and meta-heuristic search algorithm which can be used to find acceptable solutions to optimization problems characterized by a large ... Read More

Portfolio Optimization Using Particle Swarm Optimization

December 22, 2013 | | 13 Comments

My research topic for this year was Currency Carry Trade Portfolio Optimization using Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO). In this article I will introduce portfolio optimization and explain why it is important. Secondly, I will demonstrate how particle swarm ... Read More