Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 539–560 | Cite as

Approximation of Fractional Brownian Motion by Martingales

  • Sergiy Shklyar
  • Georgiy ShevchenkoEmail author
  • Yuliya Mishura
  • Vadym Doroshenko
  • Oksana Banna


We study the problem of optimal approximation of a fractional Brownian motion by martingales. We prove that there exists a unique martingale closest to fractional Brownian motion in a specific sense. It shown that this martingale has a specific form. Numerical results concerning the approximation problem are given.


Fractional Brownian motion Martingale Approximation Convex functional 

Mathematics Subject Classifications (2010)

60G22 60G44 90C25 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergiy Shklyar
    • 1
  • Georgiy Shevchenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yuliya Mishura
    • 1
  • Vadym Doroshenko
    • 1
  • Oksana Banna
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanics and MathematicsKyiv National Taras Shevchenko UniversityKyivUkraine
  2. 2.Economics FacultyKyiv National Taras Shevchenko UniversityKyivUkraine

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