Theory and Decision

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 207–220 | Cite as

Allocation, Lehrer models, and the consensus of probabilities

  • Carl Wagner


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl Wagner
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TennesseeTennesseeUSA

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