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Published by Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Research -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Research, Industrial -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Research and development contracts, Government -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Federal aid to research -- United States.

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SeriesA technical memorandum, Technical memoranda (United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment)
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17730563M

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