2 edition of **Bayes theory** found in the catalog.

Bayes theory

Hartigan, John A.

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- 40 Currently reading

Published
**1983** by Springer-Verlag in New York .

Written in English

- Mathematical statistics.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statement | J.A. Hartigan. |

Series | Springer series in statistics |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA276 .H392 1983 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xii, 145 p. : |

Number of Pages | 145 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL3168520M |

LC Control Number | 83010591 |

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