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/* -*- mode: c++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */

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/*! \file eulerdiscretization.hpp
    \brief Euler discretization for stochastic processes
*/

#ifndef quantlib_euler_discretization_hpp
#define quantlib_euler_discretization_hpp

#include <ql/stochasticprocess.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! Euler discretization for stochastic processes
00032     class EulerDiscretization
        : public StochasticProcess::discretization,
          public StochasticProcess1D::discretization {
      public:

        /*! Returns an approximation of the drift defined as
            \f$ \mu(t_0, \mathbf{x}_0) \Delta t \f$.
        */
        Disposable<Array> drift(const StochasticProcess&,
                                Time t0, const Array& x0, Time dt) const;
        /*! Returns an approximation of the drift defined as
            \f$ \mu(t_0, x_0) \Delta t \f$.
        */
        Real drift(const StochasticProcess1D&,
                   Time t0, Real x0, Time dt) const;

        /*! Returns an approximation of the diffusion defined as
            \f$ \sigma(t_0, \mathbf{x}_0) \sqrt{\Delta t} \f$.
        */
        Disposable<Matrix> diffusion(const StochasticProcess&,
                                     Time t0, const Array& x0, Time dt) const;
        /*! Returns an approximation of the diffusion defined as
            \f$ \sigma(t_0, x_0) \sqrt{\Delta t} \f$.
        */
        Real diffusion(const StochasticProcess1D&,
                       Time t0, Real x0, Time dt) const;

        /*! Returns an approximation of the covariance defined as
            \f$ \sigma(t_0, \mathbf{x}_0)^2 \Delta t \f$.
        */
        Disposable<Matrix> covariance(const StochasticProcess&,
                                      Time t0, const Array& x0, Time dt) const;
        /*! Returns an approximation of the variance defined as
            \f$ \sigma(t_0, x_0)^2 \Delta t \f$.
        */
        Real variance(const StochasticProcess1D&,
                      Time t0, Real x0, Time dt) const;
    };

}


#endif


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