Making maths make money

Lewin, R.
April 1992
New Scientist;4/11/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1816, p31
Takes a look at the Prediction Company, an assembly of physicists and computer whizzes who aim to exploit new methods of analysis to penetrate the uncertainties of financial markets. What they hope to demonstrate; Background of the Prediction Company; Expected success rate.


Related Articles

  • Parallel power reaches new heights. Robson, David // Scientific Computing World;Apr/May2007, Issue 93, p17 

    The article investigates the development in parallel computing, as software enables scientists to harness power more easily. Bjorn Tromsdorf, the high-performance computing product and solution manager of EMEA Microsoft, says the company is planning to take high performance computing to the...

  • Einstein Mimobot. GRIJALVA, MAURICIO // Macworld;Apr2012, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p24 

    The article evaluates a computer flash drive from company Mimoco that is designed to look like physicist Albert Einstein.

  • TIME TO MAKE THE COMPUTER VANISH. Svitil, Kathy A. // Discover;Jan2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p14 

    Interviews Neil Gershenfeld, a physicist and head of the Center for Bits and Atoms at MIT. Mission at the center; Prediction on the future of computers; Favorite technology; Least favorite technology.

  • Scientific satire still hasn't found the magic formula. PATRICK MARMION // Daily Mail;6/8/2012, p54 

    The Physicists

  • STORMRISE. Winchester, Henry // Australian PC User;Jul2009, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p104 

    The article reviews the computer game Stormrise developed by the company Creative Assembly.

  • River delta flood patterns modelled.  // Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);May2010, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p11 

    The article reports on the results of a study conducted by a team of physicists and geologists from the U.S. concerning a computer model that could help predict flooding events on river deltas and alluvial fans.

  • A better way to keep us off the grass.  // Discover;Oct97, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p22 

    Describes a computer program that analyzes pedestrians' tendency to trample on prohibited areas. Remarks from program developer physicist Dirk Helbing; Factors that predict the shape of a trail system used by pedestrians.

  • Virtual brokers forecast real stocks. Buchanan, Mark // New Scientist;9/25/2004, Vol. 183 Issue 2466, p16 

    The article informs that the behaviour of complex systems such as financial markets may be far easier to predict and control than previously thought, suggests a new computer model of such systems. Physicist Neil Johnson and mathematician David Smith explored a model designed to mimic a broad...

  • 50 years of computers and physicists. Lubkin, Gloria b. // Physics Today;Oct96, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p23 

    Focuses on the 50th anniversary of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), highlighting the contributions of physicists to computers and computing. Reference to publications by several physicists; Benefits of computing and computers to physicists.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics