Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win / Edition 1

Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win / Edition 1

by Steven S. Skiena
     
 

A story of using computer simulations and mathematical modeling techniques to predict the outcome of jai-alai matches and bet on them successfully.See more details below

Overview

A story of using computer simulations and mathematical modeling techniques to predict the outcome of jai-alai matches and bet on them successfully.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521009621
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Outlooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,143,131
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. The making of a gambler; 2. What is Jai Alai?; 3. Monte Carlo on the Tundra; 4. The impact of the internet; 5. Is this bum any good?; 6. Modeling the payoffs; 7. Engineering the system; 8. Putting my money where my mouth is; 9. How should you bet?; 10. Projects to ponder; Glossary; For further reading; Index.

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