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  • The Black Swan: Second Editionby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    The Black Swan is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb?s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don?t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes . A black swan is a highly... more...

  • The Bed of Procrustesby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00

    The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb?s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don?t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and Antifragile . By the author of the modern... more...

  • The Bed of Procrustesby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available

    In this profound and playful book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb presents his ideas about life in the form of aphorisms, the world's earliest - and most memorable - literary form. Procrustes was a character from Greek mythology who abducted travellers and invited them to spend the night in a special bed, which they had to fit to perfection. They never... more...

  • Fooled by Randomnessby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    Everyone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy ? or something altogether more unpredictable? This book is the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is all about luck: more precisely, how we perceive luck in... more...

  • Antifragileby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb?s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don?t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes . Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the... more...

  • Antifragileby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, reveals how to thrive in an uncertain world. Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, many things in life benefit from stress, disorder, volatility, and turmoil. What Taleb has identified and calls antifragile... more...

  • The Black Swanby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives,... more...

  • Fooled by Randomnessby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb?s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don?t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes . ?[Taleb is] Wall Street?s... more...

  • The Volatility Surfaceby Jim Gatheral; Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00

    Praise for The Volatility Surface "I'm thrilled by the appearance of Jim Gatheral's new book The Volatility Surface. The literature on stochastic volatility is vast, but difficult to penetrate and use. Gatheral's book, by contrast, is accessible and practical. It successfully charts a middle ground between specific examples and general models--achieving... more...

  • Lecturing Birds on Flyingby Pablo Triana; Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Wiley 2009; US$ 29.95

    Praise for Lecturing Birds On Flying "Finally, a book taking a critical look at quantitative finance models, illuminating both their flawed fantasy assumptions as well as the uncritical use of such models on Wall Street, in many cases, leading to billion dollar losses. Pablo Triana knows both the financial industry and the academic community from... more...

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