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Towards generality in modelling complex physical systems

C. P. McGann

Towards generality in modelling complex physical systems

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Published by Trinity College, Department of Computer Science in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer networks -- Mathematical models.,
  • Computer architecture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC.P. McGann, J.B. Grimson & D.P. Finn.
    SeriesTechnical report (Trinity College Dublin. Department of Computer Science) -- 92-30.
    ContributionsGrimson, J. B., Finn, D. P., Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Computer Science.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(15p.) ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19161372M

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