The Science and praxis of complexity

contributions to the symposium held at Montpellier, France, 9-11 May 1984
  • 384 Pages
  • 0.27 MB
  • English

United Nations University , Tokyo, Japan
Complexity (Philosophy) -- Congr
StatementS. Aida ... et al
ContributionsAida, Shūhei, 1932-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 384 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14417259M
ISBN 10928085606

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