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Advances in Mathematical Physics
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 480421, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/480421
Research Article

Notes on the Essential System to Acquire Information

IBM, via Shangai 53, 00144 Roma, Italy

Received 30 August 2009; Accepted 10 December 2009

Academic Editor: Shao-Ming Fei

Copyright © 2010 Paolo Rocchi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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