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Conceptual and cognitive problems in cybernetics.

David William Dewhurst

Conceptual and cognitive problems in cybernetics.

by David William Dewhurst

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Published by Brunel University in Uxbridge .
Written in English


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ContributionsBrunel University. Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics.
The Physical Object
Pagination197p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19719923M

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