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Random Networks for Communication From Statistical Physics to Information Systems (Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics) by Massimo Franceschetti

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communications engineering / telecommunications,
  • Probability & statistics,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Mathematics / Statistics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10437478M
ISBN 100521854423
ISBN 109780521854429

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