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Published by World Scientific in River Edge, N.J .
Written in English


  • Zhang, Yaoting,
  • Mathematical statistics,
  • Biometry,
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory,
  • Inference

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Heping Zhang, Jian Huang.
SeriesSeries in biostatistics -- v. 1.
ContributionsZhang, Heping., Huang, Jian-Cheng, 1944-, Zhang, Yaoting.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17618738M
ISBN 109812383956

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