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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

 

Computer modeling of scientific and mathematical discovery processes


Author: Herbert A. Simon
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 11 (1984), 247-262
MSC (1980): Primary 00A25
MathSciNet review: 752787
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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1984-15288-1
PII: S 0273-0979(1984)15288-1