The Artificial Intelligence Finance Institute’s (AIFI) mission is to be the world’s leading educator in the application of artificial intelligence to investment management, capital markets and risk. We offer one of the industry’s most comprehensive and in-depth educational programs, geared towards investment professionals seeking to understand and implement cutting edge AI techniques.
Taught by a diverse staff of world leading academics and practitioners, the AIFI courses teach both the theory and practical implementation of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools in investment management. As part of the program, students will learn the mathematical and statistical theories behind modern quantitative artificial intelligence modeling. Our goal is to train investment professionals in how to use the new wave of computer driven tools and techniques that are rapidly transforming investment management, risk management and capital markets.
Quantitative finance is moving into a new era. Traditional quant skills are no longer adequate to deal with the latest challenges in finance. The Machine Learning Institute Certificate offers candidates the chance to upgrade their skill set by combining academic rigour with practical industry insight.
The Machine Learning Institute Certificate in Finance (MLI) is a comprehensive six-month part-time course, with weekly live lectures in London or globally online. The MLI is comprised of 2 levels, 6 modules, 24 lecture weeks, lab assignments, a practical final project and a final sit down examination using our global network of examination centres.
This course has been designed to empower individuals who work in or are seeking a career in machine learning in finance. Throughout our unique MLI programme, candidates work with hands-on assignments designed to illustrate the algorithms studied and to experience first-hand the practical challenges involved in the design and successful implementation of machine learning models. The MLI is a career-enhancing professional qualification, that can be taken worldwide.
- Start Date: Tuesday 23rd April 2019
- Super Early Bird: 25% Discount until 22nd February 2019
MoCaX Intelligence is a new-to-the-market algorithm that accelerates existing Risk Engines without the need for complex systems development or expensive hardware upgrades. MoCaX removes the pricing step bottle-neck that often uses over 90% of computational effort in existing engines and increases capabilities by several orders of magnitude with no loss of accuracy.
MoCaX builds on the new Algorithmic Pricer Acceleration (APA) and Algorithmic Greeks Acceleration (AGA) methods. APA synthesises your existing pricers and creates an accelerated version of them. Even your very slowest and complex pricer, passed through MoCaX, will return the same results (down to 10-15 precision) ultra-fast (up to a few nanoseconds). For example, this enables highly accurate Monte Carlo within Monte Carlo in an instant.
AGA is a further enhancement, creating also an ultra-accurate, ultra-fast function of the Greeks of your pricers, even when you do not have an expression for them. This enables for example exact MVA and MVA sensitivity calculations.
APA and AGA work for any pricing function: analytical, tree or MC based; and with any asset class.
With one million accurate Price or Greek values in a few milliseconds, MoCaX delivers:
- massive acceleration of your current simulations
- previously-impossible simulations, e.g. accurate and ultra-fast MVA via real Dynamic SIMM
- potential for trades that had been too slow to simulate, e.g. non-linear products, barriers, bermudans
- enhanced regulatory approval, because MoCaX delivers perfect pricing and widens IMM product scope
MoCaX Intelligence: the next step forward.
Please ask for a free version of MoCaX so you can test it for yourself.
QWAFAFEW is an informal organization of quantitatively oriented professionals in various aspects of financial services, primarily investment management.
The members span the gamut from owners and senior executives of investment related organizations to recent entrants to the industry. Most attendees have some technical training beyond the M.B.A. level, and many have Ph.D.s All share a common interest in quantitative solutions to understanding investment markets.
Please visit www.qwafafew.org for more information.
The Thalesians are a think tank of dedicated professionals with an interest in quantitative finance, economics, mathematics, physics and computer science, not necessarily in that order.