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/*! \file lfmhullwhiteparam.hpp
    \brief libor market model parameterization based on Hull White
*/

#ifndef quantlib_libor_market_hull_white_parameterization_hpp
#define quantlib_libor_market_hull_white_parameterization_hpp

#include <ql/legacy/libormarketmodels/lfmprocess.hpp>
#include <ql/legacy/libormarketmodels/lfmcovarparam.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! %Libor market model parameterization based on Hull White paper
    /*! Hull, John, White, Alan, 1999, Forward Rate Volatilities, Swap Rate
        Volatilities and the Implementation of the Libor Market Model
        (<http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/~amackay/fin/libormktmodel2.pdf>)

        \test the correctness is tested by Monte-Carlo reproduction of
              caplet & ratchet npvs and comparison with Black pricing.
    */

00041     class LfmHullWhiteParameterization : public LfmCovarianceParameterization {
      public:
        LfmHullWhiteParameterization(
            const boost::shared_ptr<LiborForwardModelProcess> & process,
            const boost::shared_ptr<OptionletVolatilityStructure> & capletVol,
            const Matrix& correlation = Matrix(), Size factors = 1);

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

      protected:
        Size nextIndexReset(Time t) const;

        Matrix diffusion_, covariance_;
        std::vector<Time> fixingTimes_;
    };

}


#endif


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