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Definition of the noun Semimartingale

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  1. [mathematics] A form of probability process that is the sum of a martingale and another form of process


Semimartingale: In probability theory, a real valued process X is called a semimartingale if it can be decomposed as the sum of a local martingale and an adapted finite-variation process. Semimartingales are "good integrators", forming the largest class of processes with respect to which the Itō integral and the Stratonovich integral can be defined.

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Google previewWeak Convergence of Financial Markets (2003)

by Jean-Luc Prigent

A semimartingale is a process X which has the following decomposition (not unique) X = X0 + A + M, where Xq is finite-valued and J-q — measurable, M is a local martingale with Mq = 0 and A has finite-variation. 2) A special semimartingale ...

Google previewStochastic Processes (2011)

by Richard F. Bass

A semimartingale is a process X of the formXt = Mt +A t, where Mt is a local martingale and At is a process whose paths are locally of bounded variation. As a consequence of the Doob–Meyer decomposition we will see that submartingales ...

Google previewSeminaire de Probabilites XXXI (1997)

by Jacques Azema, Michel Emery, Marc Yor

for which it is already known that solutions are Markov processes provided the driving semimartingale is a Levy process. The main interest of this paper is in the consequences ...

Google previewProbability and Finance Theory (2011)

by Kian Guan Lim

A continuous semimartingale is a continuous stochastic process that can be expressed as X t ...

Google previewLévy Matters V (2015)

Functionals of Lévy Processes by Lars Nørvang Andersen, Søren Asmussen, Frank Aurzada, Peter W. Glynn, Makoto Maejima, Mats Pihlsgård, Thomas Simon

Alternatively, a semimartingale is a stochastic process for which the stochastic integral Z H.s/dX.s/ (69) is well defined for H belonging to a satisfactory rich class of processes (more precisely, the predictable processes). In (69), we will in this ...

Google previewContinuous Time Markov Processes (2010)

An Introduction by Thomas Milton Liggett

A continuous semimartingale is a stochastic process X(t) that can be written in the form (5.27) X(t) = M(t) + D(t), where M(t) is a continuous martingale and D(t) is a continuous adapted process of bounded variation on bounded t sets ...

Google previewNumerical Solution of Stochastic Differential Equations with Jumps in Finance (2010)

by Eckhard Platen, Nicola Bruti-Liberati

a semimartingale is an Aadapted, right- continuous stochastic process X = {Xt ,t ≥ 0} with left hand limits, where Xt can be expressed as a sum of the form Xt = X0 + At + Mt (1.4.17) for all t ≥ 0. Here A ...

Google previewThe New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by NA NA

Such a process has continuous paths with unbounded variation and is not a semimartingale. That is, it is not the sum of a martingale and a process with bounded variation, and therefore cannot be generated from an integer-order SDE .

Google previewDictionary of Scientific Principles (2012)

by Stephen Marvin

Osteogenic Induction Principle; Proportional Induction Principle; Structural linearization Principle SEMIMARTINGALE Ambartsumian Invariance Principle; Charnov's Invariance Principle; Donsker's Invariance Principle; Invariance Principle; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Analysis and Assessment (2008)

by Edward L. Melnick, Brian S. Everitt

mean altogether or, for slightly longer horizons, treat it as a constant, μ, because of the semimartingale property of the return series. Historically Filtered Volatility ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics (2013)

Volume 3 Heaps and Semi-Heaps — Moments, Method of (in Probability Theory) by M. Hazewinkel

Nowadays, Ito's formula is more generally the usual name given to the change of variable formula in a stochastic integral with respect to a semimartingale.

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