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Rationale of computer-administered admissible probability measurement

Emir H Shuford

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Published
**1974** by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .

Written in English

- Probabilities

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Emir H. Shuford, Jr. and Thomas A. Brown |

Series | Rand Corporation. Rand report -- R-1371-ARPA, R (Rand Corporation) -- R-1371-ARPA |

Contributions | Brown, Thomas A. 1932- |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | vii, 75 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 75 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15268343M |

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