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Techniques of deductive inference.

Hugues Leblanc

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Published
**1966** by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

- Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 209-211.

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LC Classifications | BC135 .L36 |

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Pagination | vii, 216 p. |

Number of Pages | 216 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5984312M |

LC Control Number | 66013836 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 372932 |

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