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note on a gamma distribution computer program and computer producer graphs by Harold L Crutcher

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Data Service : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Distribution (Probability theory) -- Computer programs,
  • Gamma functions,
  • Computer graphics

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHarold L. Crutcher, Grady F. Mc Kay, and Danny C. Fulbright ; National Climatic Center
SeriesNOAA technical report ; EDS 24
ContributionsMcKay, Grady F., jt. auth, Fulbright, Danny C., jt. auth, United States. Environmental Data Service, National Climatic Center
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13601340M

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