Use and abuse of statistics. by William John Reichmann

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Middlesex] .

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SeriesPelican book -- A707
LC ClassificationsHA29 R4 1964
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Pagination345 p.
Number of Pages345
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Open LibraryOL18642055M

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