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### Intuition behind the benefits of Stochastic Local Volatility (SLV) models [duplicate]

There have been various posts on this topic, but they don't really discuss the intuition behind the benefits of the stochastic local volatility (SLV) models over normal stochastic volatility (SV) ...
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### Calibration of $\rho$ in the heston model

When calibrating the Heston model, the gradient of the price of the call/cost function wrt $\rho$ (correlation between $S$ and $V$), is a lot less than the other parameters like $v_0$ and $\bar{v}$. ...
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### Efficient Method of Moments(EMM) for Stochastic volatility model

We are attempting to calibrate the parameters of the Heston model via EMM on historical stock price returns. However, we are first trying a simple stochastic volatility model using EMM. We have come ...
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### Change of expansion point for singular perturbation solution in Equivalent Black Volatilities

In the paper Equivalent Black Volatilities, an peturbative solution is derived for the equivalent Black volatility of a vanilla call option under the dynamics $dF_t = a(t) A(F_t) dW_t$ by Taylor ...
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### Calibrating the Heston with the Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm

I am trying to implement the Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm similarly to Cui et al. Full and fast calibration of the Heston stochastic volatility model, 2017 here (although using a different method to ...
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### Mixing formula for SVJ models

I am trying to understand the mixing formula (Hull and White formula) for stochastic volatility models with jumps in the asset price. One article which discusses this is Lewis, The mixing approach to ...
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### Useful methods to avoid degenerate calibration? (Heston model in my case)

I have implemented a Levenberg-Marquardt(LM) based method to calibrate the Heston model against market data by minimizing a weighted $L^2$-norm of differences of market vs model prices. Pretty ...
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### Reference request: Approximate mapping of a multi-factor stochastic volatility model to single-factor stochastic volatility model

I am looking for approaches to transform a more complicated stochastic volatility model such as the one shown in Section 2.2 of Smile Dynamics II to a single-factor model such as the one shown in ...