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Digital urban network connectivity : Global and Chinese internet patterns. / Tranos, Emmanouil; Kourtit, Karima; Nijkamp, Peter.

In: Papers in Regional Science, Vol. 93, No. 2, 01.01.2014, p. 409-428.

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Tranos, E, Kourtit, K & Nijkamp, P 2014, 'Digital urban network connectivity: Global and Chinese internet patterns', Papers in Regional Science, vol. 93, no. 2, pp. 409-428. https://doi.org/10.1111/pirs.12097

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Tranos, E., Kourtit, K., & Nijkamp, P. (2014). Digital urban network connectivity: Global and Chinese internet patterns. Papers in Regional Science, 93(2), 409-428. https://doi.org/10.1111/pirs.12097

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Tranos E, Kourtit K, Nijkamp P. Digital urban network connectivity: Global and Chinese internet patterns. Papers in Regional Science. 2014 Jan 1;93(2):409-428. https://doi.org/10.1111/pirs.12097

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Tranos, Emmanouil ; Kourtit, Karima ; Nijkamp, Peter. / Digital urban network connectivity : Global and Chinese internet patterns. In: Papers in Regional Science. 2014 ; Vol. 93, No. 2. pp. 409-428.

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