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The Mathematics of Games and Gambling (Mathematical Association of America Textbooks)

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'The whole book is written with great urbanity and clarity ... it is hard to see how it could have been better or more readable.' The Mathematical Gazette

You can't lose with this MAA Book Prize winner if you want to see how mathematics can be used to analyze games of chance and skill. Roulette, craps, blackjack, backgammon, poker, bridge, lotteries and horse races are considered here in a way that reveals their mathematical aspects. The tools used include probability, expectation, and game theory. No prerequisites are needed beyond high school algebra. No book can guarantee good luck, but this book will show you what determines the best bet in a game of chance or the optimal strategy in a strategic game. Besides being an excellent supplement to a course on probability and good bed-side reading, this book's treatment of lotteries should save the reader some money.

No book can guarantee good luck, but this book will show you what determines the best bet in a game of chance or the optimal strategy in a strategic game. Learn the mathematics behind roulette, craps, blackjack, backgammon, poker, bridge, lotteries and horse races. Besides being an excellent supplement to a course on probability and good bed-side reading, this book's treatment of lotteries should save the reader some money.
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A Practical Introduction to Computer Architecture (Texts in Computer Science)
A Practical Introduction to Computer Architecture (Texts in Computer Science)
This book blends traditional teaching approaches with the use of mathematics, together with the use of a hardware description language and a concrete processor as vehicles for "hands-on" modelling and experimenting with digital logic and processor design. This unique approach encourages readers to derive their own conclusions via...
The 5 Keys to Value Investing
The 5 Keys to Value Investing

The investing style that made Warren Buffett the world's wealthiest investor!

Strategies for Identifying Today's Best-Run Corporations--Then Buying Them for Pennies on the Dollar

As an investor, you don't buy stocks; you buy companies. The Five Key Steps to Value Investing shows you how...

Personal Finance with Python: Using pandas, Requests, and Recurrent
Personal Finance with Python: Using pandas, Requests, and Recurrent
Deal with data, build up financial formulas in code from scratch, and evaluate and think about money in your day-to-day life. This book is about Python and personal finance and how you can effectively mix the two together. 

In Personal Finance with Python you will learn Python and finance at...

Artificial Intelligence in Health: First International Workshop, AIH 2018, Stockholm, Sweden, July 13-14, 2018, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (11326))
Artificial Intelligence in Health: First International Workshop, AIH 2018, Stockholm, Sweden, July 13-14, 2018, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (11326))
This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the First International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Health, AIH 2018, in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 2018. This workshop consolidated the workshops CARE, KRH4C and AI4HC into a single event.

The 18 revised full papers included in this
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Stock Investing For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance)
Stock Investing For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance)

Fully covers today's economic realities — and new opportunities

Build your wealth with smart investing — even in a bear market!

With so many choices, investing can be tricky. Stock Investing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, makes it simple with proven tactics and time-tested strategies for picking winners. This...

Python for Finance
Python for Finance

If your interest is finance and trading, then using Python to build a financial calculator makes absolute sense. As does this book which is a hands-on guide covering everything from option theory to time series.

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  • Estimate market risk, form various portfolios, and estimate their variance-covariance...
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