CAMBRIDGE, England, February 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The MathWorks is giving you the opportunity to meet with MathWorks engineers and finance professionals to learn how MATLAB is used to develop and run quantitative applications up to 90% more efficiently than with traditional programming languages.

This seminar will be of value to both new and experienced users of MATLAB and will be relevant to those looking to enhance their quantitative modelling capabilities, particularly in the field of risk analysis, development of pricing routines, building and analysing index trackers, and testing and deploying quantitative trading models.

When: Wednesday, 17th March 2010, 09.30 - 15.45 Where: London Marriott Hotel West India Quay www: Who: Mark Hoyle, Application Engineer, The MathWorks Sam Roberts, Application Engineer, The MathWorks John Walley, Application Engineer, The MathWorks Steve Wilcockson, Industry Manager - Financial Services, The MathWorks What: - Gain an overview of MATLAB and its applications for financial modelling - See how MathWorks tools can provide the building blocks for complex industry-standard models - Learn how MATLAB can support a complete quantitative analysis workflow Why: Today's computational finance professionals face a host of new challenges including implementing increasingly complex financial models, analysing large quantities of data and operating within tighter regulations. Through live demos MathWorks engineers will show new ways to research, rapidly prototype and deploy financial models throughout an enterprise WWW: To get more information and register go to the following web page:

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