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Coupon collector's test for random digits


Author: Robert E. Greenwood
Journal: Math. Comp. 9 (1955), 1-5
MSC: Primary 62.0X
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1955-0068168-8
Corrigendum: Math. Comp. 9 (1955), 229.
MathSciNet review: 0068168
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1955-0068168-8
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