## Tools Of ThoughtDrawing on general systems theory, operations research, cybernetics, futures research, and catastrophe theory, a distinguished geneticist provides the general reader with tools for perceiving and solving today's complex economic, social, and ecological pr |

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particular branch of the subject became known as the 'Design of Experiments'. H

remember the time in the 1930s when the subject became highly fashionable,

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This is all an elaborate development of the methods of

**statistics**; and thisparticular branch of the subject became known as the 'Design of Experiments'. H

remember the time in the 1930s when the subject became highly fashionable,

and ...

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systems. In fact, some people, when reading the title of this book, may expect to

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find it mainly about

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great that they leap to the eye without any need for elaborate

But if, for your purposes, you need detailed and accurate estimates based on

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great that they leap to the eye without any need for elaborate

**statistical**arithmetic.But if, for your purposes, you need detailed and accurate estimates based on

**statistics**, call in an expert statistician; this is a Tool for Thought which can only be...

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