Research and education activities in the Department of Financial and Management Engineering (FME), University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece) will be briefly presented, including undergraduate and postgraduate studies doctoral research, and national / international funded research programs of the FME Dept. There will be special focus in the research and education activities of the Management and Decision Engineering Laboratory MDE-Lab). Concluding, the research findings from two doctoral dissertations elaborated recently within the MDE-Lab will be given. Mr Thomaidis will present a successful combination of computational intelligence (neural networks) and standard econometric (GARCH) models for financial decision making, and Mr Vassiliadis will give the main findings from his ongoing PhD research related to nature inspired intelligent algorithms for solving portfolio optimization problems.
Talk slides in pdf (Dounias)http://www.iit.demokritos.gr/docs/seminars/dounias_slides.pdfTalk slides in pdf (Thomaidis)http://www.iit.demokritos.gr/docs/seminars/thomaidis_slides.pdfTalk slides in pdf (Vassiliadis)http://www.iit.demokritos.gr/docs/seminars/vassiliadis_slides.pdf