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The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable
The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas2010
Books
Examines the role of the unexpected, discussing why improbable events are not anticipated or understood properly, and how humans rationalize the black swan phenomenon to make it appear less random. --- Publisher.
Main title:
Edition:
2nd edition.
Imprint:
New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2010.
Collation:
xxxiii, 444 p. : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Notes:
Originally published in hardcover and in slightly different form by Random House in 2007. This second edition has a new section "On robustness and fragility".Includes bibliographical references (pages [401]-429) and index.Originally published in hardcover and in slightly different form by Random House in 2007.
Contents:
Unberto Eco's antilibrary, or how we seek validation -- We just can't predict -- Those grey swans of extremistan -- The end -- On robustness and fragility.
ISBN:
9780812973815
Dewey class:
003.54
Language:
English
Added title:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryComputers and Business003.54 TALOnloan - Due: 28 Jan 2020
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