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

 Copyright (C) 2005, 2006 Klaus Spanderen

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/*! \file lfmcovarparam.hpp
    \brief volatility & correlation function for libor forward model process

#ifndef quantlib_libor_market_covariance_parameterization_hpp
#define quantlib_libor_market_covariance_parameterization_hpp

#include <ql/math/matrix.hpp>
#include <ql/utilities/null.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! %Libor market model parameterization
    /*! Brigo, Damiano, Mercurio, Fabio, Morini, Massimo, 2003,
        Different Covariance  Parameterizations of the Libor Market Model
        and Joint Caps/Swaptions Calibration

00039     class LfmCovarianceParameterization {
        LfmCovarianceParameterization(Size size, Size factors)
        : size_(size), factors_(factors) {}
        virtual ~LfmCovarianceParameterization() {}

        Size size() const { return size_; }
        Size factors() const { return factors_; }

        virtual Disposable<Matrix> diffusion(
                            Time t, const Array& x = Null<Array>()) const = 0;
        virtual Disposable<Matrix> covariance(
                            Time t, const Array& x = Null<Array>()) const;
        virtual Disposable<Matrix> integratedCovariance(
                            Time t, const Array& x = Null<Array>()) const;

        const Size size_;
        const Size factors_;

        class Var_Helper;



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