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ISRN Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013, Article ID 715142, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/715142
Research Article

Application of Simulation Methods for Evaluating the Sea Waterways Traffic Organisation

Mathematics Department, Gdynia Maritime University, Morska 81-87, 81-225 Gdynia, Poland

Received 3 June 2013; Accepted 2 July 2013

Academic Editors: H. Homeier, M.-H. Hsu, Z. Huang, and M. Qatu

Copyright © 2013 Agnieszka Blokus-Roszkowska and Leszek Smolarek. 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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