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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Algebra -- Data processing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statemented. by Michael J. Wester.
ContributionsWester, Michael J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA155.7.E4 W48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 436 p. ;
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20852799M
ISBN 100471983535

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