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EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 55, 2013
SOS 2012 – IN2P3 School of Statistics
Article Number 03003
Number of page(s) 29
Section Application to Data Analyses
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/20135403003
Published online 01 July 2013
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