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A course in probability theory.

Kai Lai Chung

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Published
**1968** by Harcourt, Brace and World in New York .

Written in English

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This book is intended as an elementary introduction to the theory of probability for students in mathematics, statistics, engineering, and the sciences (including com- puter science, biology, the social sciences, and management science) who possess the.

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