Expected by: 01 September 2023
Intelligent Multimedia Technologies for Financial Risk Management

Intelligent Multimedia Technologies for Financial Risk Management

Trends, tools and applications  

Edited by Kiran Sood, Simon Grima, Bharat S. Rawal, Balamurugan Balusamy, Ercan Özen, Gerald Goh Guan Gan

The global financial crisis has highlighted major weaknesses in the finance industry including access issues to financial records and information, higher operational risks, flawed bankruptcies and foreclosure proceedings. The increased online presence and homeworking during the ongoing pandemic have significantly expanded the attack surface for cybercriminals and the scope for criminals to exploit vulnerabilities and commit financial crimes. Multimedia technologies have opened a wide range of possible applications by combining a variety of information sources such as voice, graphics, animation, images, audio, and full-motion video which can be successfully implemented in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) industries to support their activities and strategic goals.

This volume brings together researchers from distinct domains that seldom interact to identify theoretical, technological, and practical issues related to the management of financial risks including multimedia technologies, multimedia information processing, data management and security. The book will provide an overview of multimedia technologies in finance and banking, introduce suitable techniques of machine learning and deep learning for financial data analysis, discuss fraud and cyber operation countermeasures for multimedia in financial services, present concrete applications of natural language processing (NPR) for financial data, introduce robotic process automation technology from the financial market to technology implementation, explain how self-supervised, unsupervised and semi-supervised learning are driving the financial market revolution, and unlock real-world case studies in multimedia banking across the globe.

The book is intended for professionals involved in multimedia systems and technology design and applications and will appeal to researchers and advanced practitioners in the fields of computer science, information science, cognitive science, data management, archival science, and cybersecurity. It can also be used as an advanced text for courses on multimedia with a focus on analytics and/or finance.

About the Editors

Kiran Sood is a professor at Chitkara Business School; Chitkara University, India. She earned her PhD in commerce with a concentration on product portfolio performance of general insurance companies in 2017 from Panjabi University, Patiala, India. Her research mainly focuses on regulations, finance, insurance management and risk management. She has edited many books with various international publishers such as emerald, CRC, Taylors & Francis, AAP, WILEY Scrivener, IET, Rivers Publishers, and IEEE.

Simon Grima is the deputy dean of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy, and head of the Department of Insurance and Risk Management at the University of Malta. Simon is also a professor at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Business, Management and Economics and a visiting Professor at UNICATT Milan. He has been awarded outstanding reviewer for Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance in the 2017 and 2022 Emerald Literati Awards.

Bharat S. Rawal is a professor in cybersecurity at Benedict College, USA. His research focuses on network security, cloud computing and security, blockchain, AI/ML, quantum computing, and the development of next-generation cyber defense and operation technologies. He is a member of IET, IEEE, ACM, and AMA. He has published two books, hundreds of research articles in conference and journal publications, and holds two US patents.

Balamurugan Balusamy is associate dean of student engagement at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, India. His research s focuses on Blockchain and data sciences and engineering education. He has published over 200 plus high impact factor papers and contributed to 80 edited and authored books. He has given over 195 talks at international events and symposium. He serves in the advisory committee for several start-ups and forums and does consultancy work for industry on Industrial IOT.

Ercan Özen is professor of finance and banking in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Uşak, Türkiye (Turkey). He is chair of the International Applied Social Sciences Congress (C-iasoS). He is also a certificated accountant, member of the Agean Finance Association and member of TEMA (Turkey Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Resources Foundation).

Gerald Goh Guan Gan is an associate professor in the Faculty of Business, Director of Strategy & Quality Assurance and a member of the Centre of e-Services, Entrepreneurship and Marketing in the Faculty of Business at Multimedia University, Malaysia. His research interests cover the fields of knowledge management, information systems, environmental sustainability, business management and mass communication. He is a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (UK) and the Malaysian Institute of Management.

Item Subjects:
Computing and Networks

Publication Year: 2023

Pages: 350

ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-661-8

Format: HBK

Editors: Kiran Sood, Simon Grima, Bharat S. Rawal, Balamurugan Balusamy, Ercan Özen, Gerald Goh Guan Gan

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