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- R G Easterling, Review: On the Mathematics of Competing Risks by Z W Birnbaum,
*Technometrics***22**(1) (1980), 131-132.

- P Feigin, Review: Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes by Z W Birnbaum; E Lukacs; Ishwar V Basawa; B L S Prakasa Rao,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association***77**(377) (1982), 214-215.

- D J Finney, Review: Pocket Book of Statistical Tables, compiled by R E Odeh, D B Owen, Z W Birnbaum and L Fisher,
*International Statistical Review***48**(1) (1980), 131.

- J E J, Review: Pocket Book of Statistical Tables, compiled by R E Odeh, D B Owen, Z W Birnbaum and L Fisher,
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- S Kullback, Review: Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics by Z W Birnbaum,
*Science, New Series***136**(3522) (1962), 1114-1115.

- F H C Marriott, Review: Pocket Book of Statistical Tables, compiled by R E Odeh, D B Owen, Z W Birnbaum and L Fisher,
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society**A***141**(2) (1978), 264-265.

- A W Marshall, A Conversation with Z William Birnbaum,
*Statistical Science***5**(2) (1990), 227-241.

- F G Pyatt, Review: Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics by Z W Birnbaum,
*The Economic Journal***73**(289) (1963), 119-121.

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- R M Stanley, Review: Pocket Book of Statistical Tables, compiled by R E Odeh, D B Owen, Z W Birnbaum and L Fisher,
*The Canadian Journal of Statistics***5**(2) (1977), 265-266.

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