Martin Schweizer: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2020

NameHerr Prof. Dr. Martin Schweizer
LehrgebietMathematik
Adresse
Professur für Mathematik
ETH Zürich, HG G 51.2
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telefon+41 44 632 33 51
Fax+41 44 632 14 74
E-Mailmartin.schweizer@math.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.math.ethz.ch/~mschweiz
DepartementMathematik
BeziehungOrdentlicher Professor

NummerTitelECTSUmfangDozierende
401-3913-01LMathematical Foundations for Finance Information 4 KP3V + 2UM. Schweizer
KurzbeschreibungFirst introduction to main modelling ideas and mathematical tools from mathematical finance
LernzielThis course gives a first introduction to the main modelling ideas and mathematical tools from mathematical finance. It aims mainly at non-mathematicians who need an introduction to the main tools from stochastics used in mathematical finance. However, mathematicians who want to learn some basic modelling ideas and concepts for quantitative finance (before continuing with a more advanced course) may also find this of interest. The main emphasis will be on ideas, but important results will be given with (sometimes partial) proofs.
InhaltTopics to be covered include

- financial market models in finite discrete time
- absence of arbitrage and martingale measures
- valuation and hedging in complete markets
- basics about Brownian motion
- stochastic integration
- stochastic calculus: Itô's formula, Girsanov transformation, Itô's representation theorem
- Black-Scholes formula
SkriptLecture notes will be made available at the beginning of the course.
LiteraturLecture notes will be made available at the beginning of the course. Additional (background) references are given there.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesPrerequisites: Results and facts from probability theory as in the book "Probability Essentials" by J. Jacod and P. Protter will be used freely. Especially participants without a direct mathematics background are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with those tools before (or very quickly during) the course. (A possible alternative to the above English textbook are the (German) lecture notes for the standard course "Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie".)

For those who are not sure about their background, we suggest to look at the exercises in Chapters 8, 9, 22-25, 28 of the Jacod/Protter book. If these pose problems, you will have a hard time during the course. So be prepared.
401-5910-00LTalks in Financial and Insurance Mathematics Information 0 KP1KB. Acciaio, P. Cheridito, D. Possamaï, M. Schweizer, J. Teichmann, M. V. Wüthrich
KurzbeschreibungResearch colloquium
Lernziel
InhaltRegular research talks on various topics in mathematical finance and actuarial mathematics
406-2604-AALProbability and Statistics
Belegung ist NUR erlaubt für MSc Studierende, die diese Lerneinheit als Auflagenfach verfügt haben.

Alle anderen Studierenden (u.a. auch Mobilitätsstudierende, Doktorierende) können diese Lerneinheit NICHT belegen.
7 KP15RM. Schweizer
KurzbeschreibungIntroduction to probability and statistics with many examples, based on chapters from the books "Probability and Random Processes" by G. Grimmett and D. Stirzaker and "Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis" by J. Rice.
LernzielThe goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the basic ideas and concepts from probability theory and mathematical statistics. In addition to a mathematically rigorous treatment, also an intuitive understanding and familiarity with the ideas behind the definitions are emphasized. Measure theory is not used systematically, but it should become clear why and where measure theory is needed.
InhaltProbability:
Chapters 1-5 (Probabilities and events, Discrete and continuous random variables, Generating functions) and Sections 7.1-7.5 (Convergence of random variables) from the book "Probability and Random Processes". Most of this material is also covered in Chap. 1-5 of "Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis", on a slightly easier level.

Statistics:
Sections 8.1 - 8.5 (Estimation of parameters), 9.1 - 9.4 (Testing Hypotheses), 11.1 - 11.3 (Comparing two samples) from "Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis".
LiteraturGeoffrey Grimmett and David Stirzaker, Probability and Random Processes.
3rd Edition. Oxford University Press, 2001.

John A. Rice, Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, 3rd edition.
Duxbury Press, 2006.