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Book Information:

Author: G. Matheron
Title: Random sets and integral geometry
Additional book information: Wiley, New York, 1975, xxiii+261 pp., $18.95.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: J. F. C. Kingman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 81 (1975), 844-847