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Studies in the history of statistics and probability

Studies in the history of statistics and probability

a series of papers

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Published by C. Griffin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical statistics -- History.,
  • Probabilities -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by E.S. Pearson, Sir Maurice Kendall.
    ContributionsPearson, E. S. 1895-, Kendall, Maurice G. 1907-, Plackett, R. L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA276.15 .S78 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4460828M
    ISBN 100852641931, 0852642326
    LC Control Number79124131

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