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/*! \file blackconstantvol.hpp
    \brief Black constant volatility, no time dependence, no strike dependence
*/

#ifndef quantlib_blackconstantvol_hpp
#define quantlib_blackconstantvol_hpp

#include <ql/termstructures/volatility/equityfx/blackvoltermstructure.hpp>
#include <ql/quotes/simplequote.hpp>
#include <ql/time/daycounters/actual365fixed.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! Constant Black volatility, no time-strike dependence
    /*! This class implements the BlackVolatilityTermStructure
        interface for a constant Black volatility (no time/strike
        dependence).
    */
00039     class BlackConstantVol : public BlackVolatilityTermStructure {
      public:
        BlackConstantVol(const Date& referenceDate,
                         const Calendar&,
                         Volatility volatility,
                         const DayCounter& dayCounter);
        BlackConstantVol(const Date& referenceDate,
                         const Calendar&,
                         const Handle<Quote>& volatility,
                         const DayCounter& dayCounter);
        BlackConstantVol(Natural settlementDays,
                         const Calendar&,
                         Volatility volatility,
                         const DayCounter& dayCounter);
        BlackConstantVol(Natural settlementDays,
                         const Calendar&,
                         const Handle<Quote>& volatility,
                         const DayCounter& dayCounter);
        //! \name TermStructure interface
        //@{
        Date maxDate() const;
        //@}
        //! \name VolatilityTermStructure interface
        //@{
        Real minStrike() const;
        Real maxStrike() const;
        //@}
        //! \name Visitability
        //@{
        virtual void accept(AcyclicVisitor&);
        //@}
      protected:
        virtual Volatility blackVolImpl(Time t, Real) const;
      private:
        Handle<Quote> volatility_;
    };


    // inline definitions

    inline BlackConstantVol::BlackConstantVol(const Date& referenceDate,
                                              const Calendar& cal,
                                              Volatility volatility,
                                              const DayCounter& dc)
    : BlackVolatilityTermStructure(referenceDate, cal, Following, dc),
      volatility_(boost::shared_ptr<Quote>(new SimpleQuote(volatility))) {}

    inline BlackConstantVol::BlackConstantVol(const Date& referenceDate,
                                              const Calendar& cal,
                                              const Handle<Quote>& volatility,
                                              const DayCounter& dc)
    : BlackVolatilityTermStructure(referenceDate, cal, Following, dc),
      volatility_(volatility) {
        registerWith(volatility_);
    }

    inline BlackConstantVol::BlackConstantVol(Natural settlementDays,
                                              const Calendar& cal,
                                              Volatility volatility,
                                              const DayCounter& dc)
    : BlackVolatilityTermStructure(settlementDays, cal, Following, dc),
      volatility_(boost::shared_ptr<Quote>(new SimpleQuote(volatility))) {}

    inline BlackConstantVol::BlackConstantVol(Natural settlementDays,
                                              const Calendar& cal,
                                              const Handle<Quote>& volatility,
                                              const DayCounter& dc)
    : BlackVolatilityTermStructure(settlementDays, cal, Following, dc),
      volatility_(volatility) {
        registerWith(volatility_);
    }

00111     inline Date BlackConstantVol::maxDate() const {
        return Date::maxDate();
    }

00115     inline Real BlackConstantVol::minStrike() const {
        return QL_MIN_REAL;
    }

00119     inline Real BlackConstantVol::maxStrike() const {
        return QL_MAX_REAL;
    }

    inline void BlackConstantVol::accept(AcyclicVisitor& v) {
        Visitor<BlackConstantVol>* v1 =
            dynamic_cast<Visitor<BlackConstantVol>*>(&v);
        if (v1 != 0)
            v1->visit(*this);
        else
            BlackVolatilityTermStructure::accept(v);
    }

00132     inline Volatility BlackConstantVol::blackVolImpl(Time, Real) const {
        return volatility_->value();
    }

}


#endif

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