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Empowerment: An Introduction

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Empowerment : An Introduction. / Salge, Christoph; Glackin, Cornelius; Polani, D.

Guided Self-Organization: Inception. ed. / M. Prokopenko. Springer, 2014. p. 67-111 (Emergence, Complexity and Computation).

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Harvard

Salge, C, Glackin, C & Polani, D 2014, Empowerment: An Introduction. in M Prokopenko (ed.), Guided Self-Organization: Inception. Emergence, Complexity and Computation, Springer, pp. 67-111. <http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.1863>

APA

Salge, C., Glackin, C., & Polani, D. (2014). Empowerment: An Introduction. In M. Prokopenko (Ed.), Guided Self-Organization: Inception (pp. 67-111). (Emergence, Complexity and Computation). Springer. http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.1863

Vancouver

Salge C, Glackin C, Polani D. Empowerment: An Introduction. In Prokopenko M, editor, Guided Self-Organization: Inception. Springer. 2014. p. 67-111. (Emergence, Complexity and Computation).

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Salge, Christoph ; Glackin, Cornelius ; Polani, D. / Empowerment : An Introduction. Guided Self-Organization: Inception. editor / M. Prokopenko. Springer, 2014. pp. 67-111 (Emergence, Complexity and Computation).

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