Options and Options Pricing Models

  • Fahed MostafaEmail author
  • Tharam Dillon
  • Elizabeth Chang
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 697)


An option is a contract between two parties, the buyer and seller. The buyer purchases from the seller the right but not the obligation to buy or sell an asset at a fixed price in a given time frame. The buyer has to pay the seller a fee (premium) for the purchase of the option.


Option Price Call Option Implied Volatility Asset Return Risk Free Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Computer EngineeringLa Trobe UniversityBundooraAustralia
  2. 2.School of BusinessUniversity of New South WalesCanberra, ACTAustralia

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