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Algorithmic Aspects of Flows in Networks (Hardcover, 1991) Loot Price: R5,041 Discovery Miles 50 410
Algorithmic Aspects of Flows in Networks (Hardcover, 1991): Gunther Ruhe
Algorithmic Aspects of Flows in Networks (Hardcover, 1991): Gunther Ruhe

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Algorithmic Aspects of Flows in Networks (Hardcover, 1991)

Gunther Ruhe

Series: Mathematics and its Applications, v. 69

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Imprint: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of origin: United States
Series: Mathematics and its Applications, v. 69
Release date: March 2003
First published: 1991
Authors: Gunther Ruhe
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Laminated cover
Pages: 211
Edition: 1991
ISBN-13: 978-0-7923-1151-5
Barcode: 9780792311515
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Applied mathematics
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Applied mathematics > General
Books > Computing & IT > Computer programming > Algorithms & procedures
Books > Computing & IT > General theory of computing > Data structures
LSN: 0-7923-1151-5

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