The Black Swan

@article{Westfall2007TheBS,
  title={The Black Swan},
  author={Peter Westfall and Joseph M. Hilbe},
  journal={The American Statistician},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={193 - 194}
}
He also makes several other comments disparaging of statis ticians and statistically minded people he calls "quants." His often-unfounded and sometimes outrageous criticisms require a response from the statistical community. Despite the numerous irritating comments peppered through out, the book is quite engaging, well-written, and tells an in teresting story. Like Taleb's first book, Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (2001), TBS is likely to be popular… 
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