Evolution and development - the perfect partnership?

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Evolution and development - the perfect partnership? / Liu, Heng; Miller, Julian F.; Tyrrell, Andy M.

WMSCI 2005: 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol 3. ed. / N Callaos; W Lesso. ORLANDO : INT INST INFORMATICS & SYSTEMICS, 2005. p. 154-159.

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Liu, H, Miller, JF & Tyrrell, AM 2005, Evolution and development - the perfect partnership? in N Callaos & W Lesso (eds), WMSCI 2005: 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol 3. INT INST INFORMATICS & SYSTEMICS, ORLANDO, pp. 154-159, 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, 10/07/05.

APA

Liu, H., Miller, J. F., & Tyrrell, A. M. (2005). Evolution and development - the perfect partnership? In N. Callaos, & W. Lesso (Eds.), WMSCI 2005: 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol 3 (pp. 154-159). ORLANDO: INT INST INFORMATICS & SYSTEMICS.

Vancouver

Liu H, Miller JF, Tyrrell AM. Evolution and development - the perfect partnership? In Callaos N, Lesso W, editors, WMSCI 2005: 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol 3. ORLANDO: INT INST INFORMATICS & SYSTEMICS. 2005. p. 154-159

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Liu, Heng ; Miller, Julian F. ; Tyrrell, Andy M. / Evolution and development - the perfect partnership?. WMSCI 2005: 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol 3. editor / N Callaos ; W Lesso. ORLANDO : INT INST INFORMATICS & SYSTEMICS, 2005. pp. 154-159

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