Analyzing, Modelling, and Designing Software Ecosystems: Towards the Danish Telemedicine Software Ecosystem

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Analyzing, Modelling, and Designing Software Ecosystems : Towards the Danish Telemedicine Software Ecosystem . / Manikas, Konstantinos.

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, 2015. 160 s.

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportPh.d.-afhandlingForskning

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Manikas, K 2015, Analyzing, Modelling, and Designing Software Ecosystems: Towards the Danish Telemedicine Software Ecosystem . Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen.

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Manikas, K. (2015). Analyzing, Modelling, and Designing Software Ecosystems: Towards the Danish Telemedicine Software Ecosystem . Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen.

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Manikas K. Analyzing, Modelling, and Designing Software Ecosystems: Towards the Danish Telemedicine Software Ecosystem . Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, 2015. 160 s.

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Manikas, Konstantinos. / Analyzing, Modelling, and Designing Software Ecosystems : Towards the Danish Telemedicine Software Ecosystem . Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, 2015. 160 s.

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