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Published
**1972**
by Duxbury Press in Belmont, Calif
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Written in English

- Distribution (Probability theory)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [by] Chris P. Tsokos. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273.6 .T75 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 657 p. |

Number of Pages | 657 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5112044M |

ISBN 10 | 0878720111 |

LC Control Number | 74184636 |

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