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Statementedited by George E. Lasker, Kensei Hiwaki.
ContributionsLasker, G. E. 1935-, Hiwaki, Kensei, 1940-, International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics., International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics (13th : 2001 : Baden-Baden, Germany)
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 S8247 2001
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Pagination66 p. :
Number of Pages66
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Open LibraryOL22462336M
ISBN 101894613112

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