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Improving the usability of spatial point processes methodology: an interdisciplinary dialogue between statistics and ecology

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Improving the usability of spatial point processes methodology : an interdisciplinary dialogue between statistics and ecology. / Illian, Janine Barbel; Burslem, David.

In: Advances in Statistical Analysis, Vol. 101, No. 4, 10.2017, p. 495-520.

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Illian, JB & Burslem, D 2017, 'Improving the usability of spatial point processes methodology: an interdisciplinary dialogue between statistics and ecology', Advances in Statistical Analysis, vol. 101, no. 4, pp. 495-520. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10182-017-0301-8

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Illian, J. B., & Burslem, D. (2017). Improving the usability of spatial point processes methodology: an interdisciplinary dialogue between statistics and ecology. Advances in Statistical Analysis, 101(4), 495-520. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10182-017-0301-8

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Illian JB, Burslem D. Improving the usability of spatial point processes methodology: an interdisciplinary dialogue between statistics and ecology. Advances in Statistical Analysis. 2017 Oct;101(4):495-520. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10182-017-0301-8

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Illian, Janine Barbel ; Burslem, David. / Improving the usability of spatial point processes methodology : an interdisciplinary dialogue between statistics and ecology. In: Advances in Statistical Analysis. 2017 ; Vol. 101, No. 4. pp. 495-520.

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