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Computing alone? A professional association as a forum for knowledge and learning processes. / Kolehmainen, Jari.

In: International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2012, p. 250-263.

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Kolehmainen, J 2012, 'Computing alone? A professional association as a forum for knowledge and learning processes', International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 250-263. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJKBD.2012.048382

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Kolehmainen, J. (2012). Computing alone? A professional association as a forum for knowledge and learning processes. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, 3(3), 250-263. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJKBD.2012.048382

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Kolehmainen J. Computing alone? A professional association as a forum for knowledge and learning processes. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development. 2012;3(3):250-263. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJKBD.2012.048382

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Kolehmainen, Jari. / Computing alone? A professional association as a forum for knowledge and learning processes. In: International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development. 2012 ; Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 250-263.

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