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From signal to signification in interactive environments

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From signal to signification in interactive environments. / Fritsch, Jonas.

In: Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, Vol. 4, 15.06.2012, p. 1-8.

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Fritsch, J 2012, 'From signal to signification in interactive environments', Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, vol. 4, pp. 1-8.

APA

Fritsch, J. (2012). From signal to signification in interactive environments. Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, 4, 1-8.

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Fritsch J. 2012. From signal to signification in interactive environments. Journal of Aesthetics & Culture. 4:1-8.

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Fritsch, Jonas. "From signal to signification in interactive environments". Journal of Aesthetics & Culture. 2012, 4. 1-8.

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Fritsch J. From signal to signification in interactive environments. Journal of Aesthetics & Culture. 2012 Jun 15;4:1-8.

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Fritsch, Jonas. / From signal to signification in interactive environments. In: Journal of Aesthetics & Culture. 2012 ; Vol. 4. pp. 1-8.

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