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Simulating societies the computer simulation of social phenomena

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Published by UCL Press in London .
Written in English


  • Gilbert, G. Nigel.,
  • Doran, Jim,
  • Social sciences -- Data processing.,
  • Human-computer interaction.,
  • Computers -- Social aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Nigel Gilbert & Jim Doran.
LC ClassificationsHM221 .S55 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20027308M
ISBN 101857280822

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