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Published by LFCS, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Computer-aided engineering.,
  • Microprogramming.,
  • Integrated circuits -- Design and construction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Li-Guo Wang and Michael Mendler.
SeriesLFCS report series -- ECS-LFCS-95-334
ContributionsMendler, Michael., University of Edinburgh. Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science.
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19437163M

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