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Distance to the Scaling Law: A Useful Approach for Unveiling Relationships between Crime and Urban Metrics

  • Luiz G. A. Alves,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Física and National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil

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  • Haroldo V. Ribeiro mail,

    hvr@dfi.uem.br

    Affiliation: Departamento de Física and National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil

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  • Ervin K. Lenzi,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Física and National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil

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  • Renio S. Mendes

    Affiliation: Departamento de Física and National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil

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  • Published: August 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069580

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Media coverage of this article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Aug 2013 at 17:57 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Latin Times
Title: “Can Math Predict The Future? Scientists Say They Can Use Formula To Figure How Many Murders Will Occur In Brazil”
http://www.latintimes.com...

Publication: MSN News
Title: “Brazil researchers use math to try to predict crime”
http://news.msn.com/scien...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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