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The Creative Commons (CC) Licences were not primarely developped for scientific purposes. We use the most restrictive licence (non commercial and no derivatives) in combination with the specific requirements of scientific work (e.g. inclusion in indexation services) as follows:

BY (attribution): Others are allowed to share, distribute and redistribute the published article in any medium or format, with an identification of the authors and its initial publication in this journal. Authors are encouraged to post and distribute their article immediately after publication (e.g., institutional or public repositories, personal websites). Authors are allowed to enter into additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the published and an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

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4.0 (version): Finalized and published in 2013.

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