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Published by M.I.T.] in [Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • LISP (Computer program language)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lionello A. Lombardi and Bertram Raphael.
SeriesM.I.T. School of Industrial Management. Working paper -- 51-64, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 51-64.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 12, [7] leaves.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18091245M
OCLC/WorldCa14292574

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