3 edition of **Models, simulations, and representations** found in the catalog.

Models, simulations, and representations

Paul Humphreys

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Published
**2011** by Routledge in New York .

Written in

- Science,
- Philosophy

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | edited by Paul Humphreys and Cyrille Imbert |

Series | Routledge studies in the philosophy of science -- 9 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q175.3 .M624 2011 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. cm. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL24808611M |

ISBN 10 | 9780415891967, 9780203808412 |

LC Control Number | 2011003850 |

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