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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 428206, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/428206
Research Article

Applying Fuzzy Logic to Comparative Distribution Modelling: A Case Study with Two Sympatric Amphibians

1Rui Nabeiro Biodiversity Chair, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos (CIBIO), Universidade de Évora, 7004-516 Évora, Portugal
2Division of Ecology and Evolution, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
3Laboratorio de Biogeografía, Diversidad y Conservación, Departamento de Biología Animal, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Málaga, 29071 Málaga, Spain

Received 30 October 2011; Accepted 28 December 2011

Academic Editors: M. Baguette and B. Tóthmérész

Copyright © 2012 A. Márcia Barbosa and Raimundo Real. 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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