Data reduction; analysing and interpreting statistical data by A. S. C. Ehrenberg

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  • Mathematical statistics,
  • Statistics,
  • Data reduction

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Statement[by] A. S. C. Ehrenberg.
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LC ClassificationsQA276 .E34
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Paginationxvii, 391 p.
Number of Pages391
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Open LibraryOL5043898M
ISBN 100471233994, 0471233986
LC Control Number74003724

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