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Grid-enabling Geographically Weighted Regression: A Case Study of Participation in Higher Education in England

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Grid-enabling Geographically Weighted Regression : A Case Study of Participation in Higher Education in England. / Grose, Daniel; Harris, Richard; Brunsdon, Chris; Longley, Paul; Singleton, Alex.

In: Transactions in GIS, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2010, p. 43-61.

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Grose, Daniel ; Harris, Richard ; Brunsdon, Chris ; Longley, Paul ; Singleton, Alex. / Grid-enabling Geographically Weighted Regression : A Case Study of Participation in Higher Education in England. In: Transactions in GIS. 2010 ; Vol. 14, No. 1. pp. 43-61.

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