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By William E. Kunin (auth.), William E. Kunin, Kevin J. Gaston (eds.)

This booklet started lifestyles as a assessment article. That article spawned a symposium which used to be, in flip, vastly multiplied to shape the current quantity. because the venture moved via those developmental phases (hopefully, in the direction of attainment of its complete maturity), a few humans have supplied worthwhile information to us, and we might wish to take this chance to thank them. Gordon Orians needs to definitely take a excessive position in that checklist. He has been either a pal and mentor to W.E.K., and lots of of the themes explored during this publication have emerged from the consequent discussion. His idea methods, rules and maybe even a few of his turns of word emerge all through a lot ofthe ebook. Gordon additionally performed a pivotal function in inviting in movement, and so he has served as a catalyst the object that set this undertaking to the publication in addition to one in every of its reagents. whereas he has now not served as an editor of this e-book, he's one among its authors in additional than simply the literal sense.

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