Machine learning methods in the environmental sciences
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Machine learning methods in the environmental sciences neural networks and kernels by William Wei Hsieh

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English


  • Machine learning,
  • Environmental sciences

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-344) and index.

StatementWilliam W. Hsieh.
LC ClassificationsGE45.D37 H75 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 349 p. :
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23977380M
ISBN 100521791928
ISBN 109780521791922
LC Control Number2009517984

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