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Title: POWs: Physicists on Wall Street

Quantitative financial modeling seems to employ both the language and techniques of physics, but how similar are the two disciplines in theory and practice? This talk discusses the move from physics tmore »o finance, the nature of financial modeling and its deceptive similarity with theoretical physics, what it's like to work in the financial arena, and some of the open problems of interest.« less
Title: POWs: Physicists on Wall Street
Publication Date: 2006-10-30
OSTI Identifier: 987382
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): Other: POWs Physicists on Wall Street
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on October 30, 2006
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Publisher: Science Videos from the SLAC Colloquium Series
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:19:31
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27