The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein

The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic

Academic Press
Publication date: December 2012
ISBN: 9780123978707
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$44.95
Our price:
$41.99

You save: $2.96 (7%)

Early in his rise to enlightenment, man invented a concept that has since been variously viewed as a vice, a crime, a business, a pleasure, a type of magic, a disease, a folly, a weakness, a form of sexual substitution, an expression of the human instinct. He invented gambling.

Recent advances in the field, particularly Parrondo's paradox, have triggered a surge of interest in the statistical and mathematical theory behind gambling. This interest was acknowledge in the motion picture, "21," inspired by the true story of the MIT students who mastered the art of card counting to reap millions from the Vegas casinos. Richard Epstein's classic book on gambling and its mathematical analysis covers the full range of games from penny matching to blackjack, from Tic-Tac-Toe to the stock market (including Edward Thorp's warrant-hedging analysis). He even considers whether statistical inference can shed light on the study of paranormal phenomena. Epstein is witty and insightful, a pleasure to dip into and read and rewarding to study. The book is written at a fairly sophisticated mathematical level; this is not "Gambling for Dummies" or "How To Beat The Odds Without Really Trying." A background in upper-level undergraduate mathematics is helpful for understanding this work.



  • Comprehensive and exciting analysis of all major casino games and variants
  • Covers a wide range of interesting topics not covered in other books on the subject
  • Depth and breadth of its material is unique compared to other books of this nature

Richard Epstein's website: www.gamblingtheory.net

Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
15792 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein
Academic Press, December 2012
ISBN: 9780123978707
EAN:  9780123978707
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $44.95 eBook price: $41.99
The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein
Academic Press, December 2012
ISBN: 9780123978707
EAN:  2370006059776
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $44.95 eBook price: $41.99
Other books by Richard A. Epstein
The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic, Revised Edition PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein
The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic, Revised Edition
Richard A. Epstein
Academic Press, June 2014
ISBN: 9780122407611
Format: PDF
List Price: $72.95 Our price: $67.99
Modern Understandings of Liberty and Property: Liberty, Property, and the Law ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein
Modern Understandings of Liberty and Property: Liberty, Property, and the Law
Richard A. Epstein
Routledge, October 2013
ISBN: 9780815335566
Format: ePub
List Price: $54.95 Our price: $50.99
Contract - Freedom and Restraint: Liberty, Property, and the Law ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein
Contract - Freedom and Restraint: Liberty, Property, and the Law
Richard A. Epstein
Routledge, October 2013
ISBN: 9780815335580
Format: ePub
List Price: $54.95 Our price: $50.99
Constitutional Protection of Private Property and Freedom of Contract: Liberty, Property, and the Law ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Richard A. Epstein
Constitutional Protection of Private Property and Freedom of Contract: Liberty, Property, and the Law
Richard A. Epstein
Routledge, October 2013
ISBN: 9780815335597
Format: ePub
List Price: $54.95 Our price: $50.99