Investors need to be fully conversant with the differences in the way that bonds are structured, valued and traded. "Bond Market Securities" contains a wide range of methodologies that will help the reader to gain a good understanding of fixed income securities and some of their associated derivatives. "Bond Market Securities" investigates the fundamentals of fixed income analysis, reviewing the latest research and presenting it in an accessible way that is suitable for practitioners and graduate students alike. The research is summarized in a way that allows readers to apply results to their individual requirements. Important subjects are covered in a straightforward style, using only essen...
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Appropriate for upper-division undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in computer vision found in departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. This textbook provides the most complete treatment of modern computer vision methods by two of the leading authorities in the field. This accessible presentation gives both a general view of the entire computer vision enterprise and also offers sufficient detail for students to be able to build useful applications. Students will learn techniques that have proven to be useful by first-hand experience and a wide range of mathematical methods.
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