Information, uncertainty, complexity by J. F. Traub

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Advanced Book Program/World Science Division in Reading, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Approximation theory -- Data processing.,
  • Mathematical optimization -- Data processing.,
  • Computational complexity.

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StatementJ.F. Traub, G.W. Wasilkowski, H. Woźniakowski.
ContributionsWasilkowski, G. W., Woźniakowski, H.
LC ClassificationsQA297 .T69 1983
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Paginationix, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL3496381M
ISBN 100201078902
LC Control Number82016428

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