Wearing computers - An archaeological case study

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Wearing computers - An archaeological case study. / Cross, James; Woolley, Sandra I.; Baber, Chris.

In: IEE Colloquium (Digest), No. 145, 01.12.2000, p. 7/1-7/4.

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