Alvaro APARICIO

 
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The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less (P.S.) von Barry Schwartz
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At the beginning I found the content of this book a bit trivial and even boring. I persevered because I received it as a gift. Then some pages further a collection of psychological experiments are presented with their results. I have been amazed by the creativity of experimental psychologist when it comes to test their hypothesis and by broad set of applications they have. In particular, I found particularly enlightening an empirical result about 'learned helplessness'.
Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably &hellip von Jim Rogers
Did you know that, even at record high prices, for an equivalent volume, the price of crude oil represents a ridiculous proportion of the price of coca-cola. This is the type of insights that the author shares in this book. He also emphasizes the most significative orders of magnitude.
Ex-post one is forced to recognized that any investor who would have followed Rodger's advice, at the time he published them, would have performed incredibly well. I was afraid that this book was only disguised promotion for the index initiated by the author: it is not. Instead it is a pleasant up to date introduction to investment in commodity and to the drivers of this market.
An Introduction to Laplace Transforms and Fourier &hellip von P. P. G. Dyke
4.0 von 5 Sternen An excellent reference, 25. August 2008
At the beginning of the book the author explains his goal: find the balance between mathematical formalism and engineers' more pragmatical approach. In my opinion he reached his goal. It is an excellent book which also introduces the Fourier Transforms, PDE's and some topics from complex analysis. As usual with this SUMS series from Springer there are exercises with more or less detailed solutions.
Every topic is introduced gently so that reasonable prior mathematical knowledge is required (Except for the chapter about PDE's where the pace changes abruptly and some prior familiarity with the subject is necessary).
However, this text is of minimal use for statistics and… Mehr dazu

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