5 edition of **An Introduction to Estimating Functions** found in the catalog.

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- 32 Currently reading

Published
**September 2004**
by Alpha Science International, Ltd
.

Written in English

- Probability & statistics,
- Business & Economics,
- Business/Economics,
- Statistics,
- Estimation theory,
- Mathematical statistics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 244 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9369800M |

ISBN 10 | 1842651633 |

ISBN 10 | 9781842651636 |

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rivlin, Theodore J., Introduction to the approximation of functions. Waltham, Mass., Blaisdell Pub. Co. []. Included in the book are a reference section and two appendices: “Examples of Indirect Cost Items” and “Estimate Flow Diagrams.” The content is clearly written and concise, almost to a fault. In fact, some readers may find that the topic has been overly simplified and may view the lack of .

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Rivlin, February 1,Dover Publications edition, Paperback in English - New Ed editionCited by: This graduate-level text offers a concise but wide-ranging introduction to methods of approximating continuous functions by functions depending only on a finite number of parameters.

It places particular emphasis on approximation by polynomials and not only discusses the theoretical underpinnings of many common algorithms but also demonstrates their practical applications.

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