# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

September  2006, 6(5): 957-978. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2006.6.957

## A posteriori error analysis for FEM of American options

 1 Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada T6G 2G1, Canada 2 Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing(100080), China

Received  August 2005 Revised  April 2006 Published  June 2006

In this paper, we present the a posteriori error analysis for the finite element approximation of American option valuation problems. We introduce an efficient and reliable error estimator both for the semi discrete and fully discrete backward Euler scheme.
Citation: Walter Allegretto, Yanping Lin, Ningning Yan. A posteriori error analysis for FEM of American options. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2006, 6 (5) : 957-978. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2006.6.957
 [1] Hatim Tayeq, Amal Bergam, Anouar El Harrak, Kenza Khomsi. Self-adaptive algorithm based on a posteriori analysis of the error applied to air quality forecasting using the finite volume method. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2020  doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2020400 [2] Lijuan Wang, Jun Zou. Error estimates of finite element methods for parameter identifications in elliptic and parabolic systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2010, 14 (4) : 1641-1670. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2010.14.1641 [3] Dongho Kim, Eun-Jae Park. Adaptive Crank-Nicolson methods with dynamic finite-element spaces for parabolic problems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2008, 10 (4) : 873-886. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2008.10.873 [4] Tao Lin, Yanping Lin, Weiwei Sun. Error estimation of a class of quadratic immersed finite element methods for elliptic interface problems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2007, 7 (4) : 807-823. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2007.7.807 [5] Norikazu Saito. Error analysis of a conservative finite-element approximation for the Keller-Segel system of chemotaxis. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2012, 11 (1) : 339-364. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2012.11.339 [6] M. González, J. Jansson, S. Korotov. A posteriori error analysis of a stabilized mixed FEM for convection-diffusion problems. Conference Publications, 2015, 2015 (special) : 525-532. doi: 10.3934/proc.2015.0525 [7] Philip Trautmann, Boris Vexler, Alexander Zlotnik. Finite element error analysis for measure-valued optimal control problems governed by a 1D wave equation with variable coefficients. Mathematical Control & Related Fields, 2018, 8 (2) : 411-449. doi: 10.3934/mcrf.2018017 [8] Hao Wang, Wei Yang, Yunqing Huang. An adaptive edge finite element method for the Maxwell's equations in metamaterials. Electronic Research Archive, 2020, 28 (2) : 961-976. doi: 10.3934/era.2020051 [9] Jie Shen, Xiaofeng Yang. Error estimates for finite element approximations of consistent splitting schemes for incompressible flows. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2007, 8 (3) : 663-676. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2007.8.663 [10] Georg Vossen, Stefan Volkwein. Model reduction techniques with a-posteriori error analysis for linear-quadratic optimal control problems. Numerical Algebra, Control & Optimization, 2012, 2 (3) : 465-485. doi: 10.3934/naco.2012.2.465 [11] Wolf-Jüergen Beyn, Janosch Rieger. Galerkin finite element methods for semilinear elliptic differential inclusions. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2013, 18 (2) : 295-312. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2013.18.295 [12] Chunjuan Hou, Yanping Chen, Zuliang Lu. Superconvergence property of finite element methods for parabolic optimal control problems. Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, 2011, 7 (4) : 927-945. doi: 10.3934/jimo.2011.7.927 [13] Qun Lin, Hehu Xie. Recent results on lower bounds of eigenvalue problems by nonconforming finite element methods. Inverse Problems & Imaging, 2013, 7 (3) : 795-811. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2013.7.795 [14] Zhangxin Chen. On the control volume finite element methods and their applications to multiphase flow. Networks & Heterogeneous Media, 2006, 1 (4) : 689-706. doi: 10.3934/nhm.2006.1.689 [15] Xiaomeng Li, Qiang Xu, Ailing Zhu. Weak Galerkin mixed finite element methods for parabolic equations with memory. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2019, 12 (3) : 513-531. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2019034 [16] Xinfu Chen, Huibin Cheng. Regularity of the free boundary for the American put option. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2012, 17 (6) : 1751-1759. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2012.17.1751 [17] Junkee Jeon, Jehan Oh. Valuation of American strangle option: Variational inequality approach. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2019, 24 (2) : 755-781. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2018206 [18] Michael Hintermüller, Monserrat Rincon-Camacho. An adaptive finite element method in $L^2$-TV-based image denoising. Inverse Problems & Imaging, 2014, 8 (3) : 685-711. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2014.8.685 [19] Yi Shi, Kai Bao, Xiao-Ping Wang. 3D adaptive finite element method for a phase field model for the moving contact line problems. Inverse Problems & Imaging, 2013, 7 (3) : 947-959. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2013.7.947 [20] Benedict Geihe, Martin Rumpf. A posteriori error estimates for sequential laminates in shape optimization. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2016, 9 (5) : 1377-1392. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2016055

2019 Impact Factor: 1.27