Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Risk, rare events and extremes

MATH-447

Lecturer(s) :

Language:

English

Remarque

pas donné en 2017-18

Summary

Modelling of rare events, such as stock market crashes, storms and catastrophic structural failures, is important. This course will describe the special models and methods that are relevant to such modelling, including the mathematical bases, statistical tools and applications.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Probability and statistics at the level of second-year bachelor (mathematics), plus further knowledge of statistics and stochastic processes.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lectures, theoretical and computational exercises in class and at home.

Assessment methods

Mini-project, final exam.

Resources

Bibliography

Coles, S. G. (2001)  An Introduction to the Statistical Modelling of Extreme Values.  Springer.

Beirlant, J,  Goegebeur. Y., Teugels. J. and Segers. J. (2004) Statistics of Extremes: Theory and Applications.  Wiley.

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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