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**An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas.** / Cordeiro, Gauss M.; Labouriau, Rodrigo; Botter, Denise.

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Cordeiro, GM, Labouriau, R & Botter, D 2021, 'An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas', *Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics*, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 2-20. https://doi.org/10.1214/19-BJPS458

Cordeiro, G. M., Labouriau, R., & Botter, D. (2021). An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas. *Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics*, *35*(1), 2-20. https://doi.org/10.1214/19-BJPS458

Cordeiro GM, Labouriau R, Botter D. 2021. An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas. Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics. 35(1):2-20. https://doi.org/10.1214/19-BJPS458

Cordeiro, Gauss M., Rodrigo Labouriau and Denise Botter. "An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas". *Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics*. 2021, 35(1). 2-20. https://doi.org/10.1214/19-BJPS458

Cordeiro GM, Labouriau R, Botter D. An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas. Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics. 2021 Feb;35(1):2-20. https://doi.org/10.1214/19-BJPS458

Cordeiro, Gauss M. ; Labouriau, Rodrigo ; Botter, Denise. / **An introduction to Bent Jørgensen's ideas**. In: Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics. 2021 ; Vol. 35, No. 1. pp. 2-20.

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