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Active Digiage? Desirable Futures for Ageing People. / Weck, Marina; Meristö, Tarja; Helander, Nina.

Well-Being in the Information Society. Fighting Inequalities - 7th International Conference, WIS 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, 2018. p. 174-183 (Communications in Computer and Information Science; Vol. 907).

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Weck, M, Meristö, T & Helander, N 2018, Active Digiage? Desirable Futures for Ageing People. in Well-Being in the Information Society. Fighting Inequalities - 7th International Conference, WIS 2018, Proceedings. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 907, Springer Verlag, pp. 174-183, International Conference on Well-Being in the Information Society, 27/09/18. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97931-1_14

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Weck, M., Meristö, T., & Helander, N. (2018). Active Digiage? Desirable Futures for Ageing People. In Well-Being in the Information Society. Fighting Inequalities - 7th International Conference, WIS 2018, Proceedings (pp. 174-183). (Communications in Computer and Information Science; Vol. 907). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97931-1_14

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Weck M, Meristö T, Helander N. Active Digiage? Desirable Futures for Ageing People. In Well-Being in the Information Society. Fighting Inequalities - 7th International Conference, WIS 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag. 2018. p. 174-183. (Communications in Computer and Information Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97931-1_14

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Weck, Marina ; Meristö, Tarja ; Helander, Nina. / Active Digiage? Desirable Futures for Ageing People. Well-Being in the Information Society. Fighting Inequalities - 7th International Conference, WIS 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, 2018. pp. 174-183 (Communications in Computer and Information Science).

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