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Developments in assembly automation proceedings, 9th international conference, 15-17 March 1988, London, UK

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Published by IFS Publications, Springer-Verlag in Kempston, Bedford, UK, Berlin, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by, A. Pugh.
ContributionsPugh, A.
LC ClassificationsTS178.4 .D48 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 513 p. :
Number of Pages513
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2128718M
ISBN 100387193243
LC Control Number88191163

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