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’The World and the Machine’: a critical perspective on process technology

Emmerich, W., Finkelstein, A. ORCID: 0000-0003-2167-9844 and Montangero, C. (1997). ’The World and the Machine’: a critical perspective on process technology. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Research Directions in Process Technology, Jul 1997, Nancy, France.


This short paper sets out a critical perspective process technology. It uses an analytical framework drawn from the work of Jackson as a means of identifying some important concerns and looks at the way research in the broad area of process technology might respond to these concerns. The paper is deliberately open and discursive.

Publication Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Departments: Presidents's Portfolio
Date available in CRO: 19 Jul 2021 11:06
Date deposited: 19 July 2021
Date of first online publication: 1997
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