2 edition of **Computer-generated errors in statistical analyses.** found in the catalog.

Computer-generated errors in statistical analyses.

Donald F. Burrill

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Published
**1969**
in [Ithaca, N.Y.]
.

Written in English

- Numerical analysis,
- Numerical calculations -- Data processing

**Edition Notes**

Thesis (Ph.D.)--Cornell Univ., Sept. 1969.

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | v, 158 l. |

Number of Pages | 158 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18802889M |

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