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Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods. / Adam, M. B.; Tawn, Jonathan Angus.

In: Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences , Vol. 10, No. 1, 01.2016, p. 1-21.

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Adam, MB & Tawn, JA 2016, 'Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods', Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences , vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-21.

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Adam, M. B., & Tawn, J. A. (2016). Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods. Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences , 10(1), 1-21.

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Adam MB, Tawn JA. Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods. Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences . 2016 Jan;10(1):1-21.

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Adam, M. B. ; Tawn, Jonathan Angus. / Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods. In: Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences . 2016 ; Vol. 10, No. 1. pp. 1-21.

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