Exponentially distributed random numbers
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Published by Published for Operations Research Office, Johns Hopkins University by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Numbers, Random.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Charles E. Clark and Betty Weber Holz.
ContributionsHolz, Betty Weber, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA276 .C49
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p.
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5792002M
LC Control Number60002650

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