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CGRD524
Interaction Design

CGRD551
Studio Management

CGRD591
Dissertation and Exhibition (30 Points)

CGRD592
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CGRD593
Computer Graphic Design Thesis and Realisation

CGRD594
Computer Graphic Design Thesis and Realisation

COMP513
Topics in Computer Networks

COMP520
Report of an Investigation

COMP521
Machine Learning Algorithms

COMP524
Interaction Design

COMP526
Engineering Interactive Systems

COMP528
Mixed Integer Programming

COMP536
Advanced Graphics and Computer Games

COMP539
Usability Engineering

COMP542
Web Search: Technical and Social Issues

COMP548
Developing Mobile Applications

COMP550
Location-Based Systems as Context-Aware Systems

COMP552
Model Checking

COMP553
Extremely Parallel Programming

COMP556
Computational Finance

COMP589
Programming for Research

COMP590
Research in Computer Science

COMP591
Dissertation (30 Points)

COMP592
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COMP593
Computer Science Thesis (90 Points)

COMP594
Computer Science Thesis (120 Points)

ENEL517
Mechatronics

ENGG501
Control Theory and Image Processing

2015 Papers
Level 5 Papers >> All Papers
COMP556A,Not offered in 2015 Computational Finance

15 Points

This paper introduces students to the applications of evolutionary algorithms and other metaheuristic optimization methods to finance. Standard computational finance problems such as portfolio optimization and algorithmic trading are investigated. Practical work uses a Java-based trading simulator, so the paper is best suited to students with previous Java programming experience.

Pre Requisite Papers
Either COMP316 Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Applications or
COMP321 Practical Data Mining and
a further 40 points at 300 level Computer Science

Corresponding Papers
COMP456 Computational Finance

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