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Generator: The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder

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Generator : The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder. / Cox, Geoff.

Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference. ed. / T.T. Hewett; T. Kavanagh; T.T. Hewett; T. Kavanagh. 2002. p. 45-49 (Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference).

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Harvard

Cox, G 2002, Generator: The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder. in TT Hewett, T Kavanagh, TT Hewett & T Kavanagh (eds), Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference. Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference, pp. 45-49, Proceedings of the 4th Creativity and Cognition Conference, Loughborough, United Kingdom, 13/10/2002.

APA

Cox, G. (2002). Generator: The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder. In T. T. Hewett, T. Kavanagh, T. T. Hewett, & T. Kavanagh (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference (pp. 45-49). Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference

CBE

Cox G. 2002. Generator: The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder. Hewett TT, Kavanagh T, Hewett TT, Kavanagh T, editors. In Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference. pp. 45-49. (Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference).

MLA

Cox, Geoff "Generator: The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder"., Hewett, T.T. and Kavanagh, T. Hewett, T.T. Kavanagh, T. (editors). Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference. (Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference). 2002, 45-49.

Vancouver

Cox G. Generator: The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder. In Hewett TT, Kavanagh T, Hewett TT, Kavanagh T, editors, Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference. 2002. p. 45-49. (Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference).

Author

Cox, Geoff. / Generator : The Dialectics of Orderly Disorder. Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference. editor / T.T. Hewett ; T. Kavanagh ; T.T. Hewett ; T. Kavanagh. 2002. pp. 45-49 (Proceedings of the Fourth Creativity and Cognition Conference).

Bibtex

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