Probability theory and examples by Richard Durrett

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Published by Duxbury Press in Belmont, Calif .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [484]-493) and index.

Book details

StatementRichard Durrett.
LC ClassificationsQA273 .D865 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 503 p. :
Number of Pages503
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL790104M
ISBN 100534243185
LC Control Number95022544

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