Mapping cognitive structures of urban areas with multidimensional scaling
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Mapping cognitive structures of urban areas with multidimensional scaling a preliminary report by Richard E. Zeller

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Published by Ohio State University. Department of Geography in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


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Statementby Richard E. Zeller and Victoria L. Rivizzigno.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no.42
ContributionsRivizzigno, Victoria L., Ohio State University. Department of Geography.
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Open LibraryOL21516005M

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