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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 242941, 12 pages
Seismic Design Value Evaluation Based on Checking Records and Site Geological Conditions Using Artificial Neural Networks
1Department of Civil Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung 91207, Taiwan
2Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Received 8 February 2013; Accepted 25 April 2013
Academic Editor: Fuding Xie
Copyright © 2013 Tienfuan Kerh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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