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The theory of probability.

Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko

The theory of probability.

by Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko

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Published by Chelsea Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 445-451.

StatementTranslated from Russian by B. D. Seckler.
The Physical Object
Pagination471 p.
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23335797M

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