By Paul D. McNelis

This booklet explores the intuitive attraction of neural networks and the genetic set of rules in finance. It demonstrates how neural networks utilized in mix with evolutionary computation outperform classical econometric tools for accuracy in forecasting, category and dimensionality aid.

McNelis makes use of quite a few examples, from forecasting car creation and company bond unfold, to inflation and deflation strategies in Hong Kong and Japan, to bank card default in Germany to financial institution disasters in Texas, to cap-floor volatilities in big apple and Hong Kong.

* bargains a balanced, severe evaluation of the neural community tools and genetic algorithms utilized in finance

* contains a number of examples and purposes

* Numerical illustrations use MATLAB code and the publication is followed by means of an internet site

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