Brent: and where is the decimal point? JM
On 6/2/10, Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com> wrote: > > Hey Bruno, how'd you like a seven figure salary (in USD). > > Brent > > -------- Original Message -------- > > Something like this is happening these days, or it seems so > :-)http://christianmarks.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/mathematical-logic-finds-unexpected-application-on-wall-street/ > > Somedody, in [FOM], wrote: "It's obvious that ordinals are what you need in > game theory to > represent > ever-more complex versions of "I know that he knows that (I know X, He knows > I know X, I > know > he knows I know X, ...)" which is just omega+2 as an ordinal, so if you have > a war between > competing > algorithms trying to outguess each other then this can be interpereted in the > ordinals. > But I can't believe > that a competent mathematician and programmer who understands this concept > and ordinal > notations > up to, say, Gamma_0 will gain any insight useful in financial practice from > the more > arcane systems > of ordinal notations." > > s. > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Everything List" group. > To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. > To unsubscribe from this group, send email to > everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com<everything-list%2bunsubscr...@googlegroups.com> > . > For more options, visit this group at > http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.