Living Systems-Theory and Application

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  • Political Science,
  • System Theory,
  • Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Mathematics

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ContributionsVictor F. S. Sit (Editor), Lu Da-Dao (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages238
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Open LibraryOL8617661M
ISBN 101560729155
ISBN 109781560729150

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