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Cox processes for estimating temporal variation in disease risk. / Paez, Marina Silva; Diggle, Peter J.

In: Environmetrics, Vol. 20, No. 8, 12.2009, p. 981-1003.

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Paez MS, Diggle PJ. Cox processes for estimating temporal variation in disease risk. Environmetrics. 2009 Dec;20(8):981-1003. doi: 10.1002/env.976

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Paez, Marina Silva ; Diggle, Peter J. / Cox processes for estimating temporal variation in disease risk. In: Environmetrics. 2009 ; Vol. 20, No. 8. pp. 981-1003.

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