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The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Label
The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable
Title
The black swan
Title remainder
the impact of the highly improbable
Statement of responsibility
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Taleb, Nassim
Dewey number
003/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q375
LC item number
.T35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Uncertainty (Information theory)
  • Forecasting
Label
The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-358) and index
Contents
Part one - Umberto Eco's antilibrary, or how we seek validation -- Part two - We just can't predict -- Part three - Thos gray swans of extremistan -- Part four - The end
Control code
ocm71833470
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9781400063512
Lccn
2006051093
Other control number
9781400063512
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-358) and index
Contents
Part one - Umberto Eco's antilibrary, or how we seek validation -- Part two - We just can't predict -- Part three - Thos gray swans of extremistan -- Part four - The end
Control code
ocm71833470
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9781400063512
Lccn
2006051093
Other control number
9781400063512
Other physical details
ill.

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