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Published by American Mathematical Society, Institute for Advanced Study in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probabilities -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElton P. Hsu, S.R.S. Varadhan, editors.
    SeriesIAS/Park City mathematics series,, v. 6
    ContributionsHsu, Elton P., 1959-, Varadhan, S. R. S., Graduate Summer School Program on Probability Theory (1996 : Princeton, N.J.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA273.A1 P768 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 374 p. :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL388527M
    ISBN 100821805908
    LC Control Number98051767

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