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Spatial prediction in the presence of positional error. / Fanshawe, Thomas; Diggle, Peter.

In: Environmetrics, Vol. 22, No. 2, 03.2011, p. 109-122.

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Fanshawe, T & Diggle, P 2011, 'Spatial prediction in the presence of positional error', Environmetrics, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 109-122. https://doi.org/10.1002/env.1062

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Fanshawe, Thomas ; Diggle, Peter. / Spatial prediction in the presence of positional error. In: Environmetrics. 2011 ; Vol. 22, No. 2. pp. 109-122.

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