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Statistical decision theory

Lionel Weiss

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Published
**1961** by McGraw-Hill in New York, London .

Written in English

- Statistical decision.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Lionel Weiss. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | viii,195p. : |

Number of Pages | 195 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18912570M |

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