Numerical treatment of stochastic models used in statistical systems and financial markets

Ameen Alawneh, Kamel Al-Khaled

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Abstract

In this paper, by means of the variational iteration method, numerical solutions are computed for some stochastic models, without any linearization or weak assumptions. Two stochastic models, the Fokker-Planck equation for non-equilibrium statistical systems and the Black-Scholes model for pricing stock options, are solved numerically. In this approach, the solution is found in the form of a convergent series with easily computed components. The behavior of the approximate solutions is shown graphically.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2724-2732
Number of pages9
JournalComputers and Mathematics with Applications
Volume56
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008

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Keywords

  • Approximate solutions
  • Financial markets
  • Statistical systems
  • Stochastic analysis
  • Variational method

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computational Mathematics

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