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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical physics -- Congresses,
  • Mathematical statistics -- Congresses,
  • Probabilities -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Peter Grassberger and Jean-Pierre Nadal.
    SeriesNATO ASI series. Series C, Mathematical and physical sciences ;, vol. 428, NATO ASI series., no. 428.
    ContributionsGrassberger, Peter., Nadal, Jean-Pierre., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division., NATO Advanced Study Institute "From Statistical Physics to Statistical Inference and Back" (1992 : Cargèse, France).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.7 .N375 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 355 p. :
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1083694M
    ISBN 100792327756
    LC Control Number94007386

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