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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Forecasting.

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Edition Notes

StatementNick T. Thomopoulos.
LC ClassificationsHD30.27 .T56
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 369 p. :
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4399495M
ISBN 100130401390
LC Control Number79000266

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