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Bayesian methods in cosmology

M. P. Hobson

Bayesian methods in cosmology

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Michael P. Hobson ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB991.S73 B34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448531M
ISBN 100521887941
ISBN 109780521887946
LC Control Number2009035034
OCLC/WorldCa422765236


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