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problem of information an introduction to information science by Douglas Raber

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Information science.,
  • Information theory.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-269) and index.

StatementDouglas Raber.
LC ClassificationsZ665 .R24 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3562740M
ISBN 100810845679, 0810845687
LC Control Number2002030298

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