# Bayes robustness via the Kolmogorov metric

Agata Boratyńska; Ryszard Zieliński

Applicationes Mathematicae (1993)

- Volume: 22, Issue: 1, page 139-143
- ISSN: 1233-7234

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topBoratyńska, Agata, and Zieliński, Ryszard. "Bayes robustness via the Kolmogorov metric." Applicationes Mathematicae 22.1 (1993): 139-143. <http://eudml.org/doc/219078>.

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