# Edward O. Thorp

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American mathematician

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## Why Is Edward O. Thorp Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)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.

## Edward O. Thorp's Published Works

### Published Works

- The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice (2011) (224)
- The Kelly Criterion in Blackjack Sports Betting, and the Stock Market (2008) (214)
- Portfolio Choice and the Kelly Criterion (1975) (209)
- The invention of the first wearable computer (1998) (169)
- OPTIMAL GAMBLING SYSTEMS FOR FAVORABLE GAMES (1969) (165)
- The metrization of statistical metric spaces. (1960) (140)
- The strong maximum modulus theorem for analytic functions into a Banach space (1967) (86)
- The Kelly criterion and the stock market (1992) (85)
- Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One (1965) (84)
- Long-term capital growth: the good and bad properties of the Kelly and fractional Kelly capital growth criteria (2010) (68)
- Good and Bad Properties of the Kelly Criterion (2003) (50)
- Nonrandom Shuffling with Applications to the Game of Faro (1973) (42)
- Understanding the Kelly Criterion (2011) (36)
- Generalized topologies for statistical metric spaces (1962) (35)
- A FAVORABLE STRATEGY FOR TWENTY-ONE. (1961) (34)
- The strong maximum modules theorem for analytic functions in Banach spaces (1967) (33)
- A computer assisted study of Go on M x N boards (1972) (28)
- The Theory of Blackjack. (1983) (26)
- On some open questions concerning strictly singular operators (1963) (26)
- How Does the Fortune’s Formula Kelly CapitalGrowth Model Perform? (2011) (26)
- Projections onto the subspace of compact operators (1960) (24)
- The Cost of Liquidity Services in Listed Options: A Note (1983) (23)
- Medium Term Simulations of The Full Kelly and Fractional Kelly Investment Strategies (2011) (17)
- The mathematics of gambling (1984) (17)
- A Favorable Side Bet in Nevada Baccarat (1966) (15)
- Best possible triangle inequalities for statistical metric spaces (1960) (14)
- A partial analysis of Go (1964) (14)
- The Fundamental Theorem of Card Counting with applications to Trente-et-Quarante and Baccarat (1973) (14)
- The Capital Growth Model: An Empirical Investigation (1973) (14)
- Elementary Problems: E1865-E1874 (1966) (11)
- A Perspective on Quantitative Finance: Models for Beating the Market (2004) (11)
- Operator representation theorems (1965) (11)
- Nontransitive Dice With Equal Means ∗ (2006) (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) (8)
- Concave Utilities are Distinguished by their Optimal Strategies (2011) (5)
- Maximizing Capital Growth With Black Swan Protection (2013) (4)
- Poincaré's conjecture and the distribution of digits in tables (1971) (3)
- The mathematics of games and gambling (2008) (3)
- Introduction to the Early Ideas and Contributions (2011) (3)
- Repeated Independent Trials and a Class of Dice Problems (1964) (3)
- The probability that a matrix has a saddle point (1979) (2)
- A Man for All Markets (2017) (2)
- Introduction to the Utility Foundations of Kelly (2011) (2)
- Partially bounded sets of infinite width. (1971) (2)
- The Range as Range Space for Compact Operators. (1962) (2)
- The Range as Range Space for Compact Operators. II. (1962) (2)
- Options on Commodity Forward Contracts (1985) (2)
- Solution of a poker variant (1970) (2)
- The Relation Between a Compact Linear Operator and its Conjugate (1959) (2)
- Options : theory and practice (1979) (2)
- Internal Points of Convex Sets (1964) (1)
- A mathematician on wall street. The distribution of stock price changes-part II (2003) (1)
- A mathematician on wall street. How richis rich? part 2 (2003) (1)
- DOES BASIC STRATEGY HAVE THE SAME EXPECTATION FOR EACH ROUND? (1)
- Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for 21. (1964) (1)
- Introduction to the Relationship of Kelly Optimization to Asset Allocation (2011) (1)
- Attempt at a Strongest Vector Topology (1965) (1)
- Optimal Capital Growth Versus Black Swan Insurance Part I: Mediocristan (2011) (1)
- 5 – Woodland parks (1983) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. What I knew and when I knew it - part 3 (2003) (0)
- Some Banach Spaces Congruent To Their Conjugates (1964) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. A million dollars for mathematics -and an exercise in finance part III (2004) (0)
- End Positions in Backgammon (1988) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. A million dollars for mathematics (2003) (0)
- Problems for Solution: E1571-E1580 (1963) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street statistical arbitrage — part III (2005) (0)
- Preface – The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice (2011) (0)
- Introduction to the Evidence of the Use of Kelly Type Strategies by the Great Investors and Others (2011) (0)
- Elementary Problems: E1855-E1864 (1966) (0)
- Can Joe Granville time the market? (1982) (0)
- Introduction to the Classic Papers and Theories (2011) (0)
- Introduction to the Good and Bad Properties of Kelly (2011) (0)
- A mathematician on wall street. A theory of inefficient markets – part II (2004) (0)
- Advanced Problems: 5218-5226 (1964) (0)
- Elementary Problems: E1757-E1765 (1965) (0)
- ANALYTIC FUNCTIONS INTO A BANACH SPACE (2016) (0)

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