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

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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Not all swans are white, and not all events--no matter what the experts think--are predictable. Taleb shows that black swans, like 9/11, cannot be foreseen and have an immeasurable impact on the world
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257728
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Taleb, Nassim
Dewey number
003/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q375
LC item number
.T35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Uncertainty (Information theory)
  • Forecasting
Target audience
adult
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the impact of the highly improbable
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
  • Those gray swans of extremistan
  • Part four
  • The end
Control code
ocm71833470
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9781400063512
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006051093
Other control number
9781400063512
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)71833470
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
  • Those gray swans of extremistan
  • Part four
  • The end
Control code
ocm71833470
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9781400063512
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006051093
Other control number
9781400063512
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)71833470

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