E d i t o r i a l B o a r d
Davide P . Cervon e Robi n Forma n
Daniel L . Gorof f Bra d Osgoo d
Carl Pomeranc e (Chair )
2000 Mathematics Subject Classification. P r i m a r y 60-01 , 60Fxx .
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Heads o r tail s : a n introductio n t o limi t theorem s i n probabilit y / Emmanue l
Lesigne.
p. cm . (Studen t mathematica l library , ISS N 1520-912 1 ; v. 28 )
Includes bibliographica l reference s an d index .
ISBN 0-8218-3714-1(alk . paper )
1. Limi t theorem s (Probabilit y theory ) I . Title . II . Series .
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