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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

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Book Information

Author: J. A. Hartigan
Title: Bayes theory
Additional book information Springer Series in Statistics, Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, Tokyo, 1983, xii + 145 pp., $16.80. ISBN 0-387-90883-8.


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Review Information

Reviewer: William D. Sudderth
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 294-297
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1985-15384-4
PII: S 0273-0979(1985)15384-4