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Predicting The Unpredictable

Pub Date : 2016-10-25 | Author : Susan Elizabeth Hough | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400883547
ISBN 13 : 1400883547

An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death, whether it's the catastrophic 2010 quake that took a devastating toll on the island nation of Hai..


Predicting The Unpredictable

Pub Date : 2015-06-01 | Author : Johanna Rothman | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1943487006
ISBN 13 : 9781943487004

You'd like to estimate your project's cost or schedule accurately. So far, none of your approaches have worked. It's time to consider how you can create an accurate estimate. You m..


The Physics Of Wall Street

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : James Owen Weatherall | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547317274
ISBN 13 : 0547317271

A Harvard scholar argues that mathematical models can provide solutions to current economic challenges, explaining that the economic meltdown of 2008 was based on a misunderstandin..


The Physics Of Finance

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : James Owen Weatherall | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1780720874
ISBN 13 : 9781780720876

"He takes us on a lively journey from fin-de-siècle Paris to Rat Pack-era Las Vegas, from wartime government labs to Yippie communes, showing how some of the finest scientific min..


How To Predict The Unpredictable

Pub Date : 2014-04-09 | Author : William Poundstone | Publisher : Oneworld Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781780744087
ISBN 13 : 1780744080

We are hard-wired to believe that the world is more predictable than it is. We chase ‘winning streaks’ that are often just illusions, and we are all too predictable exactly whe..


Ipb

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : OCLC:227943310
ISBN 13 :

The purpose of this study is to determine why intelligence officers acting as battalion S-2 have difficulty predicting the enemy. It hypothesizes that two causes: lack of experienc..


Aid On The Edge Of Chaos

Pub Date : 2013-10-24 | Author : Ben Ramalingam | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191503443
ISBN 13 : 0191503444

Many agree that the foreign aid system - which today involves virtually every nation on earth - needs drastic change. But there is much conflict as to what should be done. In Aid o..