The foundations of statistical inference by Joint Statistics Seminar (1959 University of London)

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  • Decision making.

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Bibliography: p. 104-108.

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Statementa discussion opened by L.J. Savage at a meeting of the Joint Statistics Seminar, Birkbeck and Imperial Colleges, in the University of London.
SeriesMethuen"s monographs on applied probability and statistics
ContributionsSavage, Leonard J., Birkbeck College., Imperial College of Science and Technology.
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LC ClassificationsHA29 .J59 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL5867244M
LC Control Number62051922

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