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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
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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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9781400063512
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2006051093
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71833470
  • (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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9781400063512
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2006051093
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71833470
  • (OCoLC)71833470

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