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Mathematical models in the social sciences

John G. Kemeny

Mathematical models in the social sciences

by John G. Kemeny

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Published by Blaisdell Pub. Co. in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John G. Kemeny [and] J. Laurie Snell.
    SeriesIntroductions to higher mathematics
    ContributionsSnell, J. Laurie 1925- ,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 145 p.
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23328499M

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