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Mortgages and Annuities: Mathematical Foundations and Computational Algorithms Hardcover – Nov 10 2009


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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Akvy Pr (Nov. 10 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0980966779
  • ISBN-13: 978-0980966770
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.1 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 590 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,871,111 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

This book presents a coherent and comprehensive coverage of mathematical foundations for mortgages and annuities, as well as related computational algorithms for software applications and financial calculators. It also considers the specifics of implementing these algorithms in industrial financial systems. Starting from scratch, the reader, together with the author, builds a solid, efficient and complete knowledge base. Concise and carefully arranged material presents equally well all necessary theoretical underpinnings of the subject and its practical aspects. Lots of numerical examples, exercises and problems contribute to producing a high quality text. Undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines, from financial mathematics to investments to computer science, as well as teachers, professors, and industry specialists will find this book an invaluable educational and practical resource.

About the Author

Yuri K. Shestopaloff is a professional academic and consultant. He started his academic career as an Applied Mathematician and Engineer-Physicist. He received his M.Sc and Ph.D degrees from Moscow Physical Technological Institute, focusing on developing mathematical methods and algorithms for data interpretation. He accomplished the Doctor of Sciences degree, the highest academic degree in European countries, for developing mathematical methods for data interpretation and processing. He has worked as Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chair at Electrical Engineering Department of Academy of Transport. Simultaneously, he held position of Chief Scientist at Institute of Sensor Microelectronics of Russian Academy of Sciences. Yuri K. Shestopaloff does consulting and research on mathematical methods and computational algorithms in various fields of science and technology, such as financial mathematics, biology, remote sensing, and wave propagation theory. He also consults on system design issues, and leads middle and large scale software development projects requiring high performance and efficient data processing. In particular, Yuri develops investment performance measurement applications and programming trading systems.He has published five books and over eighty academic articles on financial mathematics, remote sensing, wave propagation theory, and mathematical methods and algorithms for data interpretation and data processing. Yuri publishes also articles on natural philosophy and philosophy of science.The results of his researches on the subject of investment performance measurement received two awards, in 2005 and 2007, from The Journal of Performance Measurement, one of the industry’s leading journals in this area.


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