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Knowing the odds

John B. Walsh

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- 14 Currently reading

Published
**2011**
by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I
.

Written in English

- Probabilities,
- Probability theory and stochastic processes -- Instructional exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.).

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | John B. Walsh |

Series | Graduate studies in mathematics -- v. 139 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273 .W24 2011 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. cm. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL25299306M |

ISBN 10 | 9780821885321 |

LC Control Number | 2012013119 |

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