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Re: st: MFP, multivariable fractional polynomials. Texts & background.

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: MFP, multivariable fractional polynomials. Texts & background.
Date   Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:07:59 +0100

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On 19 June 2013 18:45, Nick Cox <> wrote:
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