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The nature of mathematical modeling

by Neil Gershenfeld

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-339) and index.

    StatementNeil Gershenfeld.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA401 .G47 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 344 p. :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL361867M
    ISBN 100521570956
    LC Control Number98022029

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