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Published by R. E. Krieger Pub. Co. in Huntington, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Game theory -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Social sciences -- Simulation methods -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Statementeditor, Martin Shubik.
LC ClassificationsH61 .S52 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 390 p. :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5061755M
ISBN 100882752294
LC Control Number74026575

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