2 edition of Bayesian simulation approach for estimating value of information found in the catalog.
Bayesian simulation approach for estimating value of information
Frank S. Conklin
1977 by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 63-64.
|Statement||[Frank S. Conklin, Alan E. Baquet,and Albert N. Halter].|
|Series||Technical bulletin / Oregon State University, Agricultural Experiment Station -- 136., Technical bulletin (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 136.|
|Contributions||Baquet, Alan E., Halter, Albert N., 1927-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
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