Includes bibliographical references (p. -170) and index.
|Series||WPI studies ;, v. 19|
|LC Classifications||Q175 .K8726 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 177 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||177|
|LC Control Number||99030286|
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