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Probabilistic programming for nitrate pollution control: Comparing different probabilistic constraint approximations


  • Kampas, Athanasios
  • White, Ben


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  • Kampas, Athanasios & White, Ben, 2003. "Probabilistic programming for nitrate pollution control: Comparing different probabilistic constraint approximations," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 147(1), pages 217-228, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:147:y:2003:i:1:p:217-228

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