8 edition of **Finite mixture distributions** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1981** by Chapman and Hall in London, New York .

Written in English

- Mixture distributions (Probability theory)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | B.S. Everitt and D.J. Hand. |

Series | Monographs on applied probability and statistics |

Contributions | Hand, D. J. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273.6 .E93 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 143 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 143 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4116115M |

ISBN 10 | 0412224208 |

LC Control Number | 80041131 |

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