Probability for Finance
by Patrick Roger
Publisher: BookBoon 2010
Number of pages: 115
The book is intended to be a technical support for students in finance. From the table of contents: Probability spaces and random variables; Moments of a random variable; Usual probability distributions in financial models; Conditional expectations and Limit theorems.
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