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Statistics: uncertainty and behavior

I. Richard Savage

Statistics: uncertainty and behavior

by I. Richard Savage

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical statistics.,
  • Probabilities.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 328-331.

    Statement[by] I. Richard Savage.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA276 .S318
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 344 p.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4399667M
    LC Control Number79000445

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