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  • Thierry D.G.A Mondeel
  • Yanfei Zhang
  • Malkhey Verma
  • Peter Duerre
  • Matteo Barberis
  • Hans V. Westerhoff

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Maps for when the living gets tough: Maneuvering through a hostile energy. / Mondeel, Thierry D.G.A; Rehman, Samrina; Zhang, Yanfei ; Verma, Malkhey; Duerre, Peter; Barberis, Matteo; Westerhoff, Hans V.

In: IFAC-PapersOnLine, Vol. 49, No. 26, 2016, p. 364-370.

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Mondeel, TDGA, Rehman, S, Zhang, Y, Verma, M, Duerre, P, Barberis, M & Westerhoff, HV 2016, 'Maps for when the living gets tough: Maneuvering through a hostile energy', IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 49, no. 26, pp. 364-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iflacol.2017.03.002

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Mondeel, T. D. G. A., Rehman, S., Zhang, Y., Verma, M., Duerre, P., Barberis, M., & Westerhoff, H. V. (2016). Maps for when the living gets tough: Maneuvering through a hostile energy. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(26), 364-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iflacol.2017.03.002

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Mondeel TDGA, Rehman S, Zhang Y, Verma M, Duerre P, Barberis M et al. Maps for when the living gets tough: Maneuvering through a hostile energy. IFAC-PapersOnLine. 2016;49(26):364-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iflacol.2017.03.002

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Mondeel, Thierry D.G.A ; Rehman, Samrina ; Zhang, Yanfei ; Verma, Malkhey ; Duerre, Peter ; Barberis, Matteo ; Westerhoff, Hans V. / Maps for when the living gets tough: Maneuvering through a hostile energy. In: IFAC-PapersOnLine. 2016 ; Vol. 49, No. 26. pp. 364-370.

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