Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance / Edition 1

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The book gives a comprehensive review of the current state of computational intelligence in economics and finance. "Comprehensive" in the sense that each chapter consists of a tutorial and survey part and a second part with some concrete demonstrations and/or specific applications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642079023
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Series: Advanced Information Processing Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 1.01 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance.- 2. Intelligent System to Support Judgmental Business Forecasting: the Case of Estimating Hotel Room Demand.- 3. Fuzzy Investment Analysis Using Capital Budgeting and Dynamic Programming Techniques.- 4. Rough Sets Theory and Multivariate Data Analysis in Classification Problems: a Simulation Study.- 5. Forecasting the Opening Cash Price Index in Integrating Grey Forecasting and Neural Networks: Evidence from the SGX-DT MSCI Taiwan Index Futures Contracts.- 6. A Support Vector Machine Model for Currency Crises Discrimination.- 7. Saliency Analysis of Support Vector Machines for Feature Selection in Financial Time Series Forecasting.- 8. Searching Financial Patterns with Self-organizing Maps.- 9. Effective Position of European Firms in the Face of Monetary Integration Using Kohonen’s SOFM.- 10. Financial Applications of Wavelets and Self-organizing Maps.- 11. Pattern Matching in Multidimensional Time Series.- 12. Structural Pattern Discovery in Time Series Databases.- 13. Are Efficient Markets Really Efficient?: Can Financial Econometric Tests Convince Machine-Learning People?.- 14. Nearest-Neighbour Predictions in Foreign Exchange Markets.- 15. Discovering Hidden Patterns with Genetic Programming.- 16. Numerical Solutions to a Shastic Growth Model Based on the Evolution of a Radial Basis Network.- 17. Evolutionary Strategies vs. Neural Networks: an Inflation Forecasting Experiment.- 18. Business Failure Prediction Using Modified Ants Algorithm.- 19. Towards Automated Optimal Equity Portfolios Discovery in a Financial Knowledge Management System.- 20. White Noise Tests and Synthesis of APT Economic Factors Using TFA.- 21. Learning and Monetary Policy in a Spectral Analysis Representation.- 22. International Transmission of Business Cycles: a Self-organizing Markov-Switching State-Space Model.- 23. How Information Technology Creates Business Value in the Past and in the Current Electronic Commerce (EC) Era.- Author Index.

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