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cybernetics of organisations with implications for a theory of intelligence. by R. H. D. Strank

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Published by Brunel University in Uxbridge .
Written in English

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ContributionsBrunel University. Department of Cybernetics.
The Physical Object
Pagination260p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14467615M

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