105.029 AKFVM Selected topics in stochastics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Aim of course

Introduction to recent works in financial and actuarial mathematics

Subject of course

Incomplete financial markets, duality and optimization in financial markets, martingale theory, stochastic volatility models, modelling and estimation of stochastic dependence, extreme value theory.

Additional information

This seminar mainly comprises guest talks and presentations of master's theses of the research group financial and actuarial mathematics. However, any master's student can participate and receive a grade.
Guest talks of this seminar are announced on the FAM webpage, see https://fam.tuwien.ac.at/events/ (mailing list: https://fam.tuwien.ac.at/mailman/listinfo/fam-news).
Presentations of master's theses and other student's talks will be announced through TISS news.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: http://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf
Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf
Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf



Course dates

Tue16:30 - 18:0002.10.2018 - 29.01.2019Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue16:00 - 19:0004.12.2018GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal Vortrag Götzen/Siems, Beginn 16:00
AKFVM Selected topics in stochastics - Single appointments
Tue02.10.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue09.10.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue16.10.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue23.10.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue06.11.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue13.11.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue20.11.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue27.11.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue04.12.201816:00 - 19:00GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal Vortrag Götzen/Siems, Beginn 16:00
Tue11.12.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue18.12.201816:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue08.01.201916:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue15.01.201916:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue22.01.201916:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .
Tue29.01.201916:30 - 18:00Sem.R. DA grün 06A .

Examination modalities

Master's students who want a grade for the seminar should contact one of the lecturers directly to fix a topic. The student then has to present a seminar talk and attend the other talks of the semester.

Course registration

Not necessary



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Advanced knowledge in financial and actuarial mathematics, preferably on the level of a final-year Master or a PhD student.


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