1 edition of Some results of a simulation of an urban school district. --. found in the catalog.
Some results of a simulation of an urban school district. --.
Roger L. Sisson
by Management Science Center, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania] in [Philadelphia
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (leaf 27)
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||37 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||37|
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