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by ozzy66
December 25th, 2007, 3:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Advice on a first quant job
Replies: 7
Views: 61931

Advice on a first quant job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCWe have the sense to realise that by treating people like we'd want to be treated, and be seen to do so is worth good money.Efficient greed is us.That's the reason why you do not even answer private messages?Dear engineerPhd my 2 cents:do not waste too much time in ...
by ozzy66
December 14th, 2007, 10:24 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Guide 2.0 is on it's way today
Replies: 8
Views: 62007

Guide 2.0 is on it's way today

DCFC,have sent you a pm.
by ozzy66
November 5th, 2007, 11:15 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

QuoteOriginally posted by: Marco72Quotethanks, i guessed it but never seen this syntax. i'd have done a simple assignmentbut im sure there are efficiency issues...See this document (the part "Member Initialization Lists").Thank you very much, now i understand the point. Carlo
by ozzy66
November 5th, 2007, 10:53 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: eredhuinozzy66Herb Schildt, btw, is neither a C nor C++ guru. He is adept at churning out falsely authoritative textbooks riddled with large errors. I would throw away any books by him. Seriously; before you learn too many wrong things.Google "bullshildt" if you want so...
by ozzy66
November 5th, 2007, 10:48 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: mjThe first book I read skipped explaining this too. (I should have explained it in the book you are reading!)Actually I think you have done a great job with your book, it is perfect as a first approach for someone with basic knowledge of c++ and finance.I like the way ...
by ozzy66
November 2nd, 2007, 1:44 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

Luigi I see...thanks a lot!
by ozzy66
November 2nd, 2007, 1:33 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuote im almost sure Schildt does not mention this topic. Well he should. If this topic is not discussed then how does he discuss constructor data initialisation in derived classes? I bet uses protected data, yes? This will be a maintenance nightmare. Colon : ...
by ozzy66
November 2nd, 2007, 12:45 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

Not in your case, both parameters are native data types.How can you *not* have seen this before?Im not a professional programmer, used C for years to run simulations and now imlearning C++, im almost sure Schildt does not mention this topic.
by ozzy66
November 2nd, 2007, 10:29 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

QuoteOriginally posted by: lballabioIt's an initialization list. It sets Strike to Strike_ and TheOptionsType to TheOptionsType_.See any C++ book for details.Luigithanks, i guessed it but never seen this syntax. i'd have done a simple assignmentbut im sure there are efficiency issues...
by ozzy66
November 2nd, 2007, 9:59 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ programming trouble
Replies: 22
Views: 65841

C++ programming trouble

<t>Hi all,im reading the following fragment code:/*************************************************************/class PayOff{public: enum OptionType {call, put}; PayOff(double Strike_, OptionType TheOptionsType_); double operator()(double Spot) const; private: double Strike; OptionType TheOptionsTyp...
by ozzy66
October 26th, 2007, 8:59 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Statistical Mechanics
Replies: 8
Views: 63947

Statistical Mechanics

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: jfuquaWow ! 'They' always say someone with a math or physics background now working in finance can't have time or creditability in their prior field----wellhttp://<URL url="http://www.mth.kcl.ac.uk/staff/l_hughston.html#pub">www.mth.k...
by ozzy66
October 16th, 2007, 8:08 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: university -> finance (again!)
Replies: 7
Views: 64189

university -> finance (again!)

I also understand you have never been in Milan...
by ozzy66
October 15th, 2007, 7:54 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: university -> finance (again!)
Replies: 7
Views: 64189

university -> finance (again!)

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolysenaSee adjacent thread on Brigo and Mercurio's fascinating careers! Stay in Italy (go to Milano) <E>;-)</E> A part from that, you seem to have more than needed... best of luck...Thank you, but its just hard to find a job in Milan for which no experience is required...
by ozzy66
October 15th, 2007, 7:40 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: university -> finance (again!)
Replies: 7
Views: 64189

university -> finance (again!)

QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCString theory ?Statistical mechanics of disordered systems and optimization algorithms.
by ozzy66
October 15th, 2007, 6:31 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: university -> finance (again!)
Replies: 7
Views: 64189

university -> finance (again!)

<t>Hi all,have been reading this forum for a while but its the first time i post a message to ask some advice.I recently obtained a Phd in Theoretical Physics and im keen to move into finance. I have a decent knowledge of stochastic calculus,pricing techniques and martingales theory, (throughself st...
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