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1. Complex systems

1. Complex systems  

John H. Holland

in Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Published Online: 
Jul 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780004
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199662548.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199662548
What is complexity? A complex system, such as a tropical rainforest, is a tangled web of interactions and exhibits a distinctive property called ‘emergence’, roughly described by ‘the ... More
6. Below the waterline of the number iceberg

6. Below the waterline of the number iceberg  

Peter M. Higgins

in Numbers: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777820
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584055.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199584055
‘Below the waterline of the number iceberg’ introduces numbers other than positive integers. Integers are all whole numbers, positive and negative, and can be arranged along a number line. ... More
3. The classical theory of option pricing

3. The classical theory of option pricing  

Mark H. A. Davis

in Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2019
Published Online: 
Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191829932
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198787945.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198787945
‘The classical theory of option pricing’ explains the theory of arbitrage pricing, which is closely related to the Dutch Book Arguments, but which brings in a new factor: prices in ... More
4. Interest rates

4. Interest rates  

Mark H. A. Davis

in Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2019
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Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191829932
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198787945.003.0004
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9780198787945
In ordinary life, there are many different interest rates—mortgage rates, rates on credit cards, and rates paid by savings accounts—which are mirrored in the commercial world by loans for ... More
Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark H. A. Davis

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2019
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Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191829932
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198787945.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198787945
In recent years, the finance industry has mushroomed to become an important part of modern economies with many science and engineering graduates joining the industry as quantitative ... More
3. Do you believe in models? Simplicity and complexity

3. Do you believe in models? Simplicity and complexity  

Alain Goriely

in Applied Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191815805
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754046.003.0003
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9780198754046
Models are central to the world of applied mathematics. In its simplest sense, a model is an abstract representation of a system developed in order to answer specific questions or gain ... More

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