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Business decision theory

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, Maidenhead .
Written in English


  • Decision-making.,
  • Statistical decision.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Paul Jedamus, Robert Frame.
ContributionsFrame, Robert.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,290p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20947042M
ISBN 100070323070
LC Control Number69013609

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