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Book Information:

Author: M. D. Springer
Title: The algebra of random variables
Additional book information: Wiley, New York, 1979, xxii + 470 pp., $26.95.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Samuel Kotz
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 2 (1980), 222-225