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Published by Rand Corp.] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English


  • Technology.,
  • Progress.

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SeriesRand Corporation. Paper -- P-3643
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16448642M

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