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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English


  • System theory -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Keith Ellis ... [et al.].
SeriesThe language of science
ContributionsEllis, R. K., International Conference of the United Kingdom Systems Society on Critical Issues in Systems Theory and Practice (4th : 1995 : Hull, England)
LC ClassificationsQ295 .I575 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 712 p. :
Number of Pages712
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL789557M
ISBN 10030645100X
LC Control Number95021979

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