10 edition of **Sense and nonsense of statistical inference** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1993**
by Marcel Dekker in New York
.

Written in English

- Science -- Statistical methods,
- Science -- Philosophy,
- Mathematical statistics

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | Chamont Wang. |

Series | Popular statistics ;, 6 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q175 .W276 1993 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiii, 244 p. : |

Number of Pages | 244 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1731049M |

ISBN 10 | 0824787986 |

LC Control Number | 92035539 |

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