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A world of thieves : a novel

A world of thieves : a novel

Author: James Carlos Blake
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Set in 1928 New Orleans, this novel follows Sonny LaSalle as he joins his uncles Buck and Russell, a pair of twin armed robbers, on numerous heists, and finds out the hard way that the life of an outlaw is not all what he expected.

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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Carlos Blake
ISBN: 0380977508 9780380977505 0471318272 9780471318279
OCLC Number: 46731150
Description: 295 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface. PART A: INTRODUCTION. The Science of Decision Making. Getting Started with Spreadsheets. PART B: USING LINEAR PROGRAMS. Analyzing Solutions of Linear Programs. A Survey of Linear Programs. Networks. Integer Programs. PART C: PROBABILITY FOR DECISION MAKING. Introduction to Probability Models. Discrete Random Variables. Decision Trees and Generalizations. Utility Theory and Decision Analysis. Continuous Random Variables. PART D: STOCHASTIC SYSTEMS. Inventory. Markov Chains. Queueing. Simulation. PART E: GAME THEORY. Game Theory. PART F: SOLVING LINEAR PROGRAMS. Solving Linear Equations. The Simplex Method. Duality. Appendix: Note on Excel. Index.
Responsibility: James Carlos Blake.


This text is a coherent account of the science of decision making. It includes the models of operations research and those models of probability that relate to decision making. An emphasis in placed  Read more...


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