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Would-be worlds how simulation is changing the frontiers of science by John L. Casti

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Computer simulation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-232) and index.

StatementJohn L. Casti.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.C65 C38 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 242 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL979481M
ISBN 100471123080
LC Control Number96016841

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