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Lang Matl
Author Taleb, Nassim

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

Imprint New York : Random House, c2007


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  Q375    Available
Description xxviii, 366 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-358) and index
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
Subject Uncertainty (Information theory) -- Social aspects
Added Title Impact of the highly improbable
ISBN 1400063515