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effects and implications of computerisation in the production environment.

B. C. Porteous

effects and implications of computerisation in the production environment.

by B. C. Porteous

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Published by The author] in [s.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. Sc. (Data Processing)) - University of Ulster, 1985.

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Open LibraryOL13872838M

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