Computers in urban and regional government

papers from the fourteenth annual conference of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, August 29-September 2, 1976, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 655 Pages
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  • English
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Statementeditor, Ononeze M. Anochie.
ContributionsAnochie, Ononeze M.
LC ClassificationsJS344.E4 U7 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 655 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4563961M
ISBN 100916848132
LC Control Number77077876

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