4 edition of **Laws of small numbers** found in the catalog.

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- 24 Currently reading

Published
**1994**
by Birkhäuser Verlag in Basel, Boston
.

Written in English

- Extreme value theory.,
- Poisson processes.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Michael Falk, Jürg Hüsler, Rolf-Dieter Reiss. |

Series | DMV Seminar ;, Bd. 23 |

Contributions | Hüsler, J., Reiss, R.-D. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273.6 .F35 1994 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xi, 282 p. : |

Number of Pages | 282 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1096315M |

ISBN 10 | 3764350717, 0817650717 |

LC Control Number | 94020902 |

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