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Spectral Methods for Numerical Solution of PDEs

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Finite Element Methods for Numerical Solution of PDEs

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Finite Difference Methods for Numerical Solution of PDEs

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Introductory Mathematical Finance

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Stochastic Processes and Stochastic Differential Equations

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Probability, Statistics, and Time Series

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Advanced Mathematical Finance

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