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Games in a World of Infrastructures Simulation-games for Research, Learning, and Intervention

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Published by Eburon Publishers, Delft .
Written in English


  • Computer modelling & simulation,
  • Science,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Infrastructure,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning,
  • Political Science / Regional Planning,
  • General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsIgor Mayer (Editor), Wijnand Veeneman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9100547M
ISBN 109051669240
ISBN 109789051669244

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  A must-read for any serious infrastructure investor." —Geoffrey Dohrmann, Publisher and Editor in Chief, Institutional Investing in Infrastructure "One of the infrastructure investment industry's great investment professionals, Michael Underhill, provides a unique insight into the next wave of infrastructure finance s: 2. Books shelved as infrastructure: The Works: Anatomy of a City by Kate Ascher, The Grid: Electrical Infrastructure for a New Era by Gretchen Bakke, Underg. The term infrastructure (2) is normally used for the stable structure of roads, harbours, railroads, airports, energy systems and telephone networks. This implies that the concept of infrastructure is often used for describing a basic physical and technical foundation for the production and distribution of products and services in a society. The World Population Report for the year (United Nations Population Fund. Infrastructure is a broad concept with no universally recognized or common definition.

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