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Sequential analysis tests and confidence intervals by David Siegmund

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English


  • Sequential analysis.,
  • Statistical hypothesis testing.,
  • Confidence intervals.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Siegmund.
SeriesSpringer series in statistics
LC ClassificationsQA279.7 .S54 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3027492M
ISBN 100387961348
LC Control Number85007942

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