Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance: Volume II

byPaul P. WangEditorTzu-Wen Kuo

Paperback | October 15, 2010

Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance: Volume II by Paul P. Wang
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Computational intelligence (CI), as an alternative to statistical and econometric approaches, has been applied to a wide range of economics and finance problems in recent years, for example to price forecasting and market efficiency.

This book contains research ranging from applications in financial markets and business administration to various economics problems. Not only are empirical studies utilizing various CI algorithms presented, but so also are theoretical models based on computational methods. In addition to direct applications of computational intelligence, readers can also observe how these methods are combined with conventional analytical methods such as statistical and econometric models to yield preferred results.

Chen, Wang, and Kuo have grouped the 12 contributions following their introductory chapter into applications of fuzzy logic, neural networks (including self-organizing maps and support vector machines), and evolutionary computation. All chapters were selected either by invitation or based on a careful selection and extension of best papers from the International Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance in 2005. Overall, the book offers researchers an excellent overview of current advances and applications of computational intelligence techniques to economics and finance problems.

Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance: Shifting the Research Frontier.- An Overview of Insurance Uses of Fuzzy Logic.- Forecasting Agricultural Commodity Prices using Hybrid Neural Networks.- Nonlinear Principal Component Analysis for Withdrawal from the Employment Time Guarantee Fund.- Estimating Female Labor Force Parti...
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Title:Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance: Volume IIFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:228 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0 inShipping dimensions:228 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642091938

ISBN - 13:9783642091933

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