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The maximality principle revisited: on certain optimal stopping problems

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We investigate the optimal stopping problems involving the supremum of a diffusion. The starting point is the link between works of Peskir and Meilijson, which we describe in a unified manner. The description developped follows mainly the work of Peskir and relies on the maximality principle which links the existence and form of the solution to an optimal stopping problem with a special solution of a certain differential equaiton. We also discuss the so-called optimal Skorokhod embedding prob...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Mathematical Inst
Journal:
SEMINAIRE DE PROBABILITES XL
Volume:
1899
Pages:
309-328
Publication date:
2004-05-13
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ISSN:
0075-8434
URN:
uuid:8a2881c1-2914-4935-90dc-37acb65d0c59
Source identifiers:
188574
Local pid:
pubs:188574
Language:
English
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