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American mathematician

According to Wikipedia, 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.

- The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice (2011) (206)
- The Kelly Criterion in Blackjack Sports Betting, and the Stock Market (2008) (200)
- Portfolio Choice and the Kelly Criterion (1975) (199)
- OPTIMAL GAMBLING SYSTEMS FOR FAVORABLE GAMES (1969) (183)
- The invention of the first wearable computer (1998) (158)
- The metrization of statistical metric spaces. (1960) (123)
- The strong maximum modulus theorem for analytic functions into a Banach space (1967) (79)
- Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One (1962) (78)
- The Kelly criterion and the stock market (1992) (77)
- Long-term capital growth: the good and bad properties of the Kelly and fractional Kelly capital growth criteria (2010) (57)
- Good and Bad Properties of the Kelly Criterion (2003) (48)
- Nonrandom Shuffling with Applications to the Game of Faro (1973) (37)
- A FAVORABLE STRATEGY FOR TWENTY-ONE. (1961) (35)
- The strong maximum modules theorem for analytic functions in Banach spaces (1967) (33)
- Understanding the Kelly Criterion (2011) (33)
- Generalized topologies for statistical metric spaces (1962) (30)
- A computer assisted study of Go on M x N boards (1972) (29)
- On some open questions concerning strictly singular operators (1963) (25)
- Projections onto the subspace of compact operators (1960) (24)
- The Theory of Blackjack. (1983) (23)
- How Does the Fortune’s Formula Kelly CapitalGrowth Model Perform? (2011) (23)
- The Cost of Liquidity Services in Listed Options: A Note (1983) (23)
- The mathematics of gambling (1984) (17)
- The Fundamental Theorem of Card Counting with applications to Trente-et-Quarante and Baccarat (1973) (14)
- A partial analysis of Go (1964) (14)
- A Favorable Side Bet in Nevada Baccarat (1966) (14)
- The Capital Growth Model: An Empirical Investigation (1973) (14)
- Medium Term Simulations of The Full Kelly and Fractional Kelly Investment Strategies (2011) (14)
- Best possible triangle inequalities for statistical metric spaces (1960) (12)
- Elementary Problems: E1865-E1874 (1966) (12)
- Operator representation theorems (1965) (12)
- A Perspective on Quantitative Finance: Models for Beating the Market (2004) (10)
- Note on Linear Operators. (1960) (10)
- Finite Dimensional Normed Spaces (1964) (8)
- Risk arbitrage in the Nikkei put warrant market of 1989-1990 (1995) (7)
- Nontransitive Dice With Equal Means ∗ (2006) (7)
- Concave Utilities are Distinguished by their Optimal Strategies (2011) (5)
- Maximizing Capital Growth With Black Swan Protection (2013) (4)
- Repeated Independent Trials and a Class of Dice Problems (1964) (3)
- Introduction to the Early Ideas and Contributions (2011) (3)
- Poincaré's conjecture and the distribution of digits in tables (1971) (2)
- The Relation Between a Compact Linear Operator and its Conjugate (1959) (2)
- The Range as Range Space for Compact Operators. (1962) (2)
- A Man for All Markets (2017) (2)
- The probability that a matrix has a saddle point (1979) (2)
- Options : theory and practice (1979) (2)
- Partially bounded sets of infinite width. (1971) (2)
- Introduction to the Utility Foundations of Kelly (2011) (2)
- Options on Commodity Forward Contracts (1985) (2)
- Solution of a poker variant (1970) (2)
- Attempt at a Strongest Vector Topology (1965) (1)
- A mathematician on wall street. The distribution of stock price changes-part II (2003) (1)
- Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for 21. (1964) (1)
- A mathematician on wall street. How richis rich? part 2 (2003) (1)
- Introduction to the Relationship of Kelly Optimization to Asset Allocation (2011) (1)
- DOES BASIC STRATEGY HAVE THE SAME EXPECTATION FOR EACH ROUND? (1)
- Internal Points of Convex Sets (1964) (1)
- Elementary Problems: E1855-E1864 (1966) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. A million dollars for mathematics -and an exercise in finance part III (2004) (0)
- Can Joe Granville time the market? (1982) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street statistical arbitrage — part III (2005) (0)
- Introduction to the Good and Bad Properties of Kelly (2011) (0)
- Advanced Problems: 5218-5226 (1964) (0)
- The Range as Range Space for Compact Operators. II. (1962) (0)
- Optimal Capital Growth Versus Black Swan Insurance Part I: Mediocristan (2011) (0)
- Some Banach Spaces Congruent To Their Conjugates (1964) (0)
- 5 – Woodland parks (1983) (0)
- The mathematics of games and gambling (2008) (0)
- ANALYTIC FUNCTIONS INTO A BANACH SPACE (2016) (0)
- Preface – The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice (2011) (0)
- Elementary Problems: E1757-E1765 (1965) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. What I knew and when I knew it - part 3 (2003) (0)
- Introduction to the Classic Papers and Theories (2011) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. A theory of inefficient markets – part II (2004) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. A million dollars for mathematics (2003) (0)
- Problems for Solution: E1571-E1580 (1963) (0)
- End Positions in Backgammon (1988) (0)
- Introduction to the Evidence of the Use of Kelly Type Strategies by the Great Investors and Others (2011) (0)

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