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Volume 2012, Article ID 480196, 21 pages
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Zipf's Law, Hierarchical Structure, and Cards-Shuffling Model for Urban Development

Department of Geography, College of Urban and Environmental Science, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

Received 21 March 2011; Revised 18 January 2012; Accepted 11 February 2012

Academic Editor: B. Sagar

Copyright © 2012 Yanguang Chen. 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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