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Name: Background
ID: m33247
Language: English (en)
Summary: Brief summary of the problem and previous work.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Stamatios Mastrogiannis (
Copyright Holders: Stamatios Mastrogiannis (
Maintainers: Stamatios Mastrogiannis (

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Dec 21, 2009 6:49 am -0600
Last revision to module: Dec 21, 2009 3:05 pm -0600


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Version: 1.1 Dec 21, 2009 3:05 pm -0600 by Robert Brockman
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