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|Statement||by A. Wiener.|
|Series||Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering and social studies|
|LC Classifications||HM73 .W52 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 413 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||413|
|ISBN 10||0080214746, 0080231004|
|LC Control Number||78040019|
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