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Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living: Ambient Communication and Indoor Positioning

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Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living: Ambient Communication and Indoor Positioning. / Kivimäki, Tero.

Tampere University of Technology, 2015. 54 s. (Tampere University of Technology. Publication; Vuosikerta 1295).

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Kivimäki, T 2015, Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living: Ambient Communication and Indoor Positioning. Tampere University of Technology. Publication, Vuosikerta. 1295, Tampere University of Technology.

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Kivimäki, T. (2015). Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living: Ambient Communication and Indoor Positioning. (Tampere University of Technology. Publication; Vuosikerta 1295). Tampere University of Technology.

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Kivimäki T. Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living: Ambient Communication and Indoor Positioning. Tampere University of Technology, 2015. 54 s. (Tampere University of Technology. Publication).

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Kivimäki, Tero. / Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living: Ambient Communication and Indoor Positioning. Tampere University of Technology, 2015. 54 Sivumäärä (Tampere University of Technology. Publication).

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