Chaos and noise in biology and medicine proceedings of the International School of Biophysics, Casamicciola, Napoli, Italy, 19-24 May 1997 by International School of Biophysics (1997 Casamicciola Terme, Italy)

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Statement[promoted by] Istituto italiano per gli studi filosofici ; edited by M. Barbi, S. Chillemi.
SeriesSeries on biophysics and biocybernetics -- vol. 7. -- Biophysics, Series on biophysics and biocybernetics -- vol. 7., Series on biophysics and biocybernetics
ContributionsBarbi, M., Chillemi, S., Istituto italiano per gli studi filosofici.
LC ClassificationsQP33.6.C48 I58 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 336 p. :
Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL21086485M
ISBN 10981023600X

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