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An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'

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An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'. / Onarheim, Balder; Biskjaer, Michael Mose.

2013. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference 2013, Helsinki, Finland.

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Onarheim, B & Biskjaer, MM 2013, 'An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'' Paper presented at ISPIM Conference 2013, Helsinki, Finland, 16/06/2013 - 19/06/2013, .

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Onarheim, B., & Biskjaer, M. M. (2013). An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference 2013, Helsinki, Finland.

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Onarheim B, Biskjaer MM. 2013. An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference 2013, Helsinki, Finland.

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Onarheim B, Biskjaer MM. An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'. 2013. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference 2013, Helsinki, Finland.

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Onarheim, Balder ; Biskjaer, Michael Mose. / An Introduction to 'Creativity Constraints'. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference 2013, Helsinki, Finland.16 p.

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