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International Journal of Geophysics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 741729, 11 pages
On the Potential of Least Squares Response Method for the Calibration of Superconducting Gravimeters
1Geomatics Division, Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
2Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3
3Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 2K3
Received 9 March 2012; Accepted 10 May 2012
Academic Editor: Umberto Riccardi
Copyright © 2012 Mahmoud Abd El-Gelil 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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