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Causal and simulation modelling using system dynamics

Ian Moffatt

Causal and simulation modelling using system dynamics

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Published by Order from Environmental Publications, University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography -- Simulation methods.,
  • System analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-52).

    StatementIan Moffatt.
    SeriesConcepts and techniques in modern geography,, 55, Concepts and techniques in modern geography ;, no. 55.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG70.28 .M64 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1450214M
    ISBN 10187246405X
    LC Control Number93101997


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