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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English


  • ALGEC (Computer program language)

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 139-142.

Statementtranslated by Wade B. Holland and Joy B. Gazley.
SeriesMemorandum -- RM-5135-PR, Research memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-5135-PR..
ContributionsHolland, Wade B., Gazley, Joy B.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16648403M

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