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Specify time structure for Equal Probabilities binomial tree


TimeSpec = eqptimespec(ValuationDate, Maturity, NumPeriods)



Scalar date indicating the pricing date and first observation in the tree. A serial date number or date character vector.


Scalar date indicating depth of the tree.


Scalar determining number of time steps in the tree.


TimeSpec = eqptimespec(ValuationDate, Maturity, NumPeriods) sets the number of levels and node times for an equal probabilities tree.

TimeSpec is a structure specifying the time layout for an equal probabilities tree.


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This example shows how to set the number of levels and node times for an EQP tree by specifying a four-period tree with time steps of 1 year.

ValuationDate = '1-July-2002';
Maturity = '1-July-2006';
TimeSpec = eqptimespec(ValuationDate, Maturity, 4)
TimeSpec = 

  struct with fields:

           FinObj: 'BinTimeSpec'
    ValuationDate: 731398
         Maturity: 732859
       NumPeriods: 4
            Basis: 0
     EndMonthRule: 1
             tObs: [0 1 2 3 4]
             dObs: [731398 731763 732128 732493 732859]

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Introduced before R2006a

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