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Book Information:

Author: Andrew I. Dale
Title: Most honorable remembrance: The life and works of Thomas Bayes
Additional book information: Springer-Verlag, New York, 2003, xxiv + 668 pp., ISBN 0-387-00499-8, $99.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: S. L. Zabell
Affiliation: Northwestern University
Email: zabell@math.northwestern.edu
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 42 (2005), 555-559
MSC (2000): Primary 01A50; Secondary 01A75
Published electronically: April 7, 2005
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