Edward O. Thorp is an American mathematics professor, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player. To beat roulette, he and the father of information theory, Claude Shannon, invented the first wearable computer.
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Edward Oakley Thorp is an American mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack researcher. He pioneered the modern applications of probability theory, including the harnessing of very small correlations for reliable financial gain. Thorp is the author of Beat the Dealer, which mathematically proved that the house advantage in blackjack could be overcome by card counting. He also developed and applied effective hedge fund techniques in the financial markets, and collaborated
A Man For All Markets. The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street.
Edward O Thorp is widely known as the author of the 1962 Beat the Dealer, which was the first book to prove mathematically that blackjack could be beaten by card counting, and the 1967 Beat the Market, which showed how warrant option markets could be priced and beaten. He is regarded as one of the best hedge fund managers in the world.
Edward Oakley “Ed” Thorp was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 14th, 1932. His father was a veteran of World War I, and the senior Thorp had met his future bride after returning home from combat.
Biography of Edward O. Thorp, PhD A pioneer in quantitative finance and the quantitative revolution in investing, Dr. Edward O. Thorp is an expert in the fields of game theory, functional analysis, probability & statistics, and mathematical finance.
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Chinese Zodiac: Edward O. Thorp was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.
A Scientific Stock Market System Edward O. Thorp, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics University of California at Irvine Sheen T. Kassouf, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics University of California at Irvine
Edward O Thorp and Edward O Throp are some of the alias or nicknames that Edward has used. Edward's personal network of family, friends, associates & neighbors include Jeffrey Thorp, Edward Thorp, Vivian Thorp, Josephine Thorp and Constance Yuen. Read Full Summary