Microcomputer applications within the urban transportation environment proceedings of the National Conference on Microcomputers in Urban Transportation by National Conference on Microcomputers in Urban Transportation (1985 San Diego, Calif.)

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Statementsponsored by the Urban Transportation Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers, San Diego, California, June 19-21, 1985 ; Mark D. Abkowitz, editor ; Robert Stammer, Jr., associate editor.
ContributionsAbkowitz, Mark David., Stammer, Robert., American Society of Civil Engineers. Urban Transportation Division.
LC ClassificationsHE305 .N33 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination824 p. :
Number of Pages824
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Open LibraryOL2558909M
ISBN 100872625087
LC Control Number85073250

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