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The Resource Fooled by randomness : the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Fooled by randomness : the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Label
Fooled by randomness : the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets
Title
Fooled by randomness
Title remainder
the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets
Statement of responsibility
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4521
LC item number
.T285 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Investments
  • Chance
  • Random variables
Label
Fooled by randomness : the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Thomson/Texere, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-306) and index
Contents
If you're so rich, why aren't you so smart? -- A bizarre accounting method -- A mathematical mediation on history -- Randomness, nonsense, and the scientific intellectual -- Survival of the least fit : can evolution be fooled by randomness? -- Skewness and asymmetry -- The problem of induction -- Too many millionaires next door -- It is easier to buy and sell than fry an egg -- Loser takes all : on the nonlinearities of life -- Randomness and our mind : we are probability blind -- Gamblers' ticks and pigeons in a box -- Carneades comes to Rome : on probability and skepticism -- Bacchus abandons Antony -- Solon told you so -- Three afterthoughts in the shower
Control code
60349198
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2nd ed., updated, Random House trade pbk. ed
Extent
xlvi, 316 p.
Isbn
9780812975215
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005049005
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)60349198
Label
Fooled by randomness : the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Thomson/Texere, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-306) and index
Contents
If you're so rich, why aren't you so smart? -- A bizarre accounting method -- A mathematical mediation on history -- Randomness, nonsense, and the scientific intellectual -- Survival of the least fit : can evolution be fooled by randomness? -- Skewness and asymmetry -- The problem of induction -- Too many millionaires next door -- It is easier to buy and sell than fry an egg -- Loser takes all : on the nonlinearities of life -- Randomness and our mind : we are probability blind -- Gamblers' ticks and pigeons in a box -- Carneades comes to Rome : on probability and skepticism -- Bacchus abandons Antony -- Solon told you so -- Three afterthoughts in the shower
Control code
60349198
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2nd ed., updated, Random House trade pbk. ed
Extent
xlvi, 316 p.
Isbn
9780812975215
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005049005
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)60349198

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