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Research and the credibility of estimates an appraisal tool for executives and researchers by Rex V. Brown

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Published by Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University in Boston .
Written in English


  • Marketing research.,
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory.,
  • Error analysis (Mathematics)

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Bibliography: p. [255]-257.

Statement[by] Rex V. Brown.
LC ClassificationsHF5415.2 .B73
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5696395M
ISBN 100875840795
LC Control Number70094405

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