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Operational research for development

Operational research for development

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Published by New Age International in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operations research.,
  • Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditors Jonathan Rosenhead, Arabinda Tripathy.
    ContributionsRosenhead, Jonathan., Tripathy, Arabinda.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 357p. :
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18570110M
    ISBN 108122410162


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