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Discrete gambling and stochastic games

by Ashok P. Maitra

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Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Games of chance (Mathematics),
  • Gambling,
  • Stochastic inequalities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-237) and indexes.

    StatementAshok P. Maitra, William D. Sudderth.
    SeriesApplications of mathematics ;, 32
    ContributionsSudderth, William D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA271 .M35 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL807927M
    ISBN 100387946284
    LC Control Number95044636

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