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#include <ql/instruments/impliedvolatility.hpp>
#include <ql/termstructures/volatility/equityfx/blackconstantvol.hpp>
#include <ql/math/solvers1d/brent.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    namespace {

        class PriceError {
          public:
            PriceError(const PricingEngine& engine,
                       SimpleQuote& vol,
                       Real targetValue);
            Real operator()(Volatility x) const;
          private:
            const PricingEngine& engine_;
            SimpleQuote& vol_;
            Real targetValue_;
            const Instrument::results* results_;
        };

        PriceError::PriceError(const PricingEngine& engine,
                               SimpleQuote& vol,
                               Real targetValue)
        : engine_(engine), vol_(vol), targetValue_(targetValue) {
            results_ =
                dynamic_cast<const Instrument::results*>(engine_.getResults());
            QL_REQUIRE(results_ != 0,
                       "pricing engine does not supply needed results");
        }

        Real PriceError::operator()(Volatility x) const {
            vol_.setValue(x);
            engine_.calculate();
            return results_->value-targetValue_;
        }

    }


    Volatility ImpliedVolatilityHelper::calculate(
                               const Instrument& instrument,
                               const PricingEngine& engine,
                               SimpleQuote& volQuote,
                               Real targetValue,
                               Real accuracy,
                               Size maxEvaluations,
                               Volatility minVol,
                               Volatility maxVol) {

        instrument.setupArguments(engine.getArguments());
        engine.getArguments()->validate();

        PriceError f(engine, volQuote, targetValue);
        Brent solver;
        solver.setMaxEvaluations(maxEvaluations);
        Volatility guess = (minVol+maxVol)/2.0;
        Volatility result = solver.solve(f, accuracy, guess, minVol, maxVol);
        return result;
    }

    boost::shared_ptr<GeneralizedBlackScholesProcess>
00082     ImpliedVolatilityHelper::clone(
             const boost::shared_ptr<GeneralizedBlackScholesProcess>& process,
             const boost::shared_ptr<SimpleQuote>& volQuote) {

        Handle<Quote> stateVariable = process->stateVariable();
        Handle<YieldTermStructure> dividendYield = process->dividendYield();
        Handle<YieldTermStructure> riskFreeRate = process->riskFreeRate();

        Handle<BlackVolTermStructure> blackVol = process->blackVolatility();
        Handle<BlackVolTermStructure> volatility(
                boost::shared_ptr<BlackVolTermStructure>(
                               new BlackConstantVol(blackVol->referenceDate(),
                                                    blackVol->calendar(),
                                                    Handle<Quote>(volQuote),
                                                    blackVol->dayCounter())));

        return boost::shared_ptr<GeneralizedBlackScholesProcess>(
              new GeneralizedBlackScholesProcess(stateVariable, dividendYield,
                                                 riskFreeRate, volatility));
    }
                               
}



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