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Book Information:

Author: R. Aris
Title: Mathematical modelling techniques
Additional book information: Research Notes Mathematics, no. 24, Pitman, London-San Francisco-Melbourne, 1979, x + 191 pp., $15.00.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Daniel P. Maki
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 3 (1980), 766-770
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