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LBU: A network for Finance and Approximation Theory.

About us:

We are a group of mathematicians engaged in research into the development and application of methods from approximation theory for the solution of real world problems in finance. Our network brings together experts in approximation theory from University of Leicester, Birkbeck (University of London) and Uppsala University in Sweden.

Network Members:

  • Jeremy Levesley. University of Leicester.
  • Alexander Kushpel. University of Leicester.
  • Simon Hubbert. Birkbeck.
  • Raymond Brummelhuis. Birkbeck
  • Brad Baxter. Birkbeck.
  • Elisabeth Larsson. Uppsala University.
  • Lina von Sydow. Uppsala University.

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Room: 756
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