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Ontological complexity and problem configuration. / Danholt, Peter; Andersen, Lars Bo; Lauritsen, Peter.

2018. Abstract from DASTS 2018: Engaging the Data Moment, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Danholt, P, Andersen, LB & Lauritsen, P 2018, 'Ontological complexity and problem configuration', Copenhagen, Denmark, 24/05/2018 - 25/05/2018, .

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Danholt, P., Andersen, L. B., & Lauritsen, P. (2018). Ontological complexity and problem configuration. Abstract from DASTS 2018: Engaging the Data Moment, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Danholt P, Andersen LB, Lauritsen P. 2018. Ontological complexity and problem configuration. Abstract from DASTS 2018: Engaging the Data Moment, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Danholt P, Andersen LB, Lauritsen P. Ontological complexity and problem configuration. 2018. Abstract from DASTS 2018: Engaging the Data Moment, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Danholt, Peter ; Andersen, Lars Bo ; Lauritsen, Peter. / Ontological complexity and problem configuration. Abstract from DASTS 2018: Engaging the Data Moment, Copenhagen, Denmark.1 p.

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