Christina Christara

University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

A Parallel Implementation on GPUs of ADI Finite Difference Methods for Parabolic PDEs with Applications in Finance

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2011
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara and Kenneth R. Jackson
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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Alternating Direction Implicit, ADI, Partial Differential Equation, PDE, Graphics Processing Units, GPUs, parallel computing, finite difference, multi-asset options

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A PDE Pricing Framework for Cross-Currency Interest Rate Derivatives

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2010
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara, Kenneth R. Jackson and Asif Lakhany
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and Algorithmics Inc.
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Power Reverse Dual Currency swaps, Bermudan cancelable, Partial Differential Equation PDE, Alternating Direction Implicit, Generalized Minimal Residual GMRES, Fast Fourier Transform FFT

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GPU Pricing of Exotic Cross-Currency Interest Rate Derivatives with a Foreign Exchange Volatility Skew Model

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2011
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara and Kenneth R. Jackson
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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Power Reverse Dual Currency (PRDC) Swaps, Bermudan Cancelable, Partial Differential Equation (PDE), Alternating Direction Implicit (ADI), Finite Differences, Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), Parallel Computing

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An Efficient Numerical PDE Approach for Pricing Foreign Exchange Interest Rate Hybrid Derivatives

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara, Kenneth R. Jackson and Asif Lakhany
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and Algorithmics Inc.
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Power-Reverse Dual-Currency (PRDC) swaps, Target Redemption (TARN), knockout, Partial Differential Equation (PDE), finite differences,non-uniform grids

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An Efficient GPU-Based Parallel Algorithm for Pricing Multi-Asset American Options

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2011
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara and Kenneth R. Jackson
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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American Option, Multi-Asset, Penalty Method, Alternating Direction Implicit Approximate Factorization (ADI-AF), time adaptivity, Graphics Processing Units, GPUs, Parallel Computing, Finite Difference

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A PDE Pricing Framework for Cross-Currency Interest Rate Derivatives with Target Redemption Features

International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, Symposium on Computational Finance, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Christina Christara, Duy-Minh Dang, Kenneth R. Jackson and Asif Lakhany
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science, University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and Algorithmics Inc.
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Alternating Direction Implicit, ADI, Power Reverse Dual Currency Swap, PRDC

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Adaptive and High-Order Methods for Valuing American Options

Journal of Computational Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 May 2010
Christina Christara and Duy-Minh Dang
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics
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Adaptive Mesh Selection, Error Equidistribution, Quadratic Splines, Collocation, Finite Differences, European Option, American Option, Penalty Method

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Quadratic Spline Collocation for One-Dimensional Linear Parabolic Partial Differential Equations

Journal of Numerical Algorithms, July 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Christina Christara, Tong Chen and Duy-Minh Dang
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics
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Quadratic splines, Collocation, Parabolic PDEs, Crank-Nicolson, Stability, Optimal order of convergence, Adaptivity, American options

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A Highly Efficient Implementation on GPU Clusters of PDE-Based Pricing Methods for Path-Dependent Foreign Exchange Interest Rate Derivatives

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2013
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara and Kenneth R. Jackson
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 192 (217,216)

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Power Reverse Dual Currency (PRDC) Swaps, Bermudan Cancelable, Partial Differential Equation (PDE), Alternating Direction Implicit (ADI), Finite Differences, Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), GPU Clusters, MPI, Parallel Computing

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Partial Differential Equation Pricing of Contingent Claims Under Stochastic Correlation

SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
Nat Leung, Christina Christara and Duy-Minh Dang
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics
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Stochastic Correlation, Option Pricing, Numerical Solution, Asymptotic Solution, Partial Differential Equation

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Spread option pricing using ADI methods

International J. Numerical Analysis and Modelling, 15:3, 2018, pp. 353-369.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Vida Heidarpour-Dehkordi and Christina Christara
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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Modified Craig-Sneyd, Alternating Direction Implicit Method, Two-Dimensional Black-Scholes, American Option, Spread Option, Exchange Option, Analytical Approximation, Numerical PDE Solution, Penalty Iteration

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Penalty Methods for Bilateral XVA Pricing in European and American Contingent Claims by a PDE Model

Journal of Computational Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Yuwei Chen and Christina Christara
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 25 (657,066)

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Credit Risk, Default Risk, Credit Valuation Adjustment, Call Option, Put Option, Forward Contract, Nonlinear Iteration, Finite Differences, Crank-Nicolson, Control Problem, Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman (HJB) Equation

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Option Pricing With Regime Switching Correlation: A Numerical PDE Approach

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Christina Christara and Nat Leung
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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stochastic correlation, option pricing, regime switching, numerical solution, partial differential equation, system of PDEs, exchange option, basket option, Greeks

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Analysis of Quantization Error in Financial Pricing via Finite Difference Methods

SIAM J. Numerical Analysis, 56:3, 2018, pp. 1731-1757
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Christina Christara and Nat Leung
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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Non-Smooth Initial Conditions, Option Pricing, Numerical Solution, Partial Differential Equation, 17 Convection-Diffusion Equations, Fourier Analysis, Finite Difference Methods, Black-Scholes Equation, Greeks

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Option Pricing in Jump Diffusion Models with Quadratic Spline Collocation

Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol 279, 10 April 2016, pp 28-42.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Christina Christara and Nat Leung
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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Quadratic Spline, Collocation, Finite Difference, European Option, American Option, Partial Integro-Differential Equation, Merton Model, Kou Model, Calculation of Greeks

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Penalty Methods for Bilateral XVA Pricing in European and American Contingent Claims by a Partial Differential Equation Model

Journal of Computational Finance, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2021
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Apr 2021
Yuwei Chen and Christina Christara
University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science
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Black–Scholes; default risk; credit valuation adjustment; nonlinear iteration; Crank– Nicolson; control problem.

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An Efficient Numerical Partial Differential Equation Approach for Pricing Foreign Exchange Interest Rate Hybrid Derivatives

Journal of Computational Finance, Vol. 18, No. 4, Pages 39–93, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Duy-Minh Dang, Christina Christara, Kenneth R. Jackson and Asif Lakhany
University of Queensland - School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto - Department of Computer Science and IBM Corporation
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Power-Reverse Dual-Currency Swaps, Target Redemption, Knockout, Partial Differential Equation, Finite Differences, Alternating Direction Implicit