2 edition of surprise distribution and some uses in statistical inference found in the catalog.
surprise distribution and some uses in statistical inference
Michael J. Evans
|Statement||by Michael Evans.|
|Series||Technical report series / Department of Statistics, University of Toronto -- no. 9201, Technical report (University of Toronto. Dept. of Statistics) -- no. 9201|
|LC Classifications||QA273.6 E85 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24 p. --|
|Number of Pages||24|
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