Black-Scholes In Multiple Languages

jbone at jbone at
Mon Oct 20 07:39:11 PDT 2003

I have a certain very intimate relationship with the Black-Scholes 
option pricing model;  it has something to do with something I like to 
call the "Black-Scholes Black Hole of Summer '00" --- we'll just leave 
it at that.  In my own personal programming language it's expressed 
something like "C*CKS*CKM*THAF*CKBASTAGE..."  (The language in question 
is rather terse. ;-)

Anyway, here's a welcome relief from the typical "Hello, World!" 


You naturally know the Black-Scholes-Merton Nobel Prize formula, but in 
how many languages? Just like me I guess you speak Norwegian, French, 
Russian, English, Swedish and Danish, but what about really interesting 
languages like (now in more than 29 languages):

Prolog, PL/SQL, LyME, ColdFusion, K, C#, HP48,
Transact SQL, O'Caml, Rebol, Real Basic, Icon, Squeak,
Haskell, JAVA , JavaScript, VBA, C++, Perl,
Maple, Mathematica, Matlab, S-Plus,
IDL, Pascal, Python, Fortran, Scheme, PHP



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