Computer-Aided Financial Analysis
by Mark Harris
Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.
PO Box 9159
Boston, MA 02118-9159
Author: Ross M. Miller, 1989
Price: $37.95 ($43.37 with tax and shipping)
Computer-Aided Financial Analysis is a jewel-like little (400-page) book that provides food for
thought as well as something tangible for your computer to chomp on.
Using diagrams and code, author Ross Miller patiently and steadily guides us through the wilderness of
evaluating financial instruments such as bonds, options, strips, spreads and exotic combinations thereof;
then, onward and upward to technical analysis, expert systems and, finally, a quick glance at adaptive
Is our guide qualified? Well, according to the blurb on the book's jacket, Miller got his Bachelor of
Science degree in mathematics at the California Institute of Technology and forged on to win a doctorate
in economics from Harvard. Currently a member of the technical staff at General Electric Corporate
Research, he previously taught finance and economics at Boston University, California Institute of
Technology and the University of Houston.