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Research Article

A Copula-Based Method for Estimating Shear Strength Parameters of Rock Mass

1School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China
2State Key Laboratory of Coal Mine Disaster Dynamics and Control, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China
3Key Laboratory of New Technology for Construction of Cities in Mountain Area, Ministry of Education, Chongqing 400045, China
4School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Resource Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

Received 14 June 2014; Revised 30 September 2014; Accepted 14 October 2014; Published 4 November 2014

Academic Editor: Xi Frank Xu

Copyright © 2014 Da Huang 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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