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Book Information:

Authors: Stewart N. Ethier and Thomas G. Kurtz
Title: Markov processes: Characterization and convergence
Additional book information: John Wiley & Sons, New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, and Singapore, 1986, x + 534 pp., $47.50. ISBN 0-471-08186-8.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: David J. Aldous
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 16 (1987), 315-318