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Please download the PDF file provided below. To accept the agreement, please sign and date the document. A signature must be present when returning the agreement. You may digitally sign the agreement or physically sign and scan a printed copy. The agreement includes two options for rights and permissions. The traditional publication rights and permissions is the default selection. An open access publication model is also available.
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