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Doran J.E., Hodson F.R. 1975, Mathematics and Computers in Archaeology, Edinburgh,
Edinburgh University Press.
Djindjian F. 1990, Nouvelles tendances méthodologiques dans le traitement de l'information
en archéologie, «Archeologia e Calcolatori», 1, 9-13.
Moscati P. 1990, Indirizzi e sviluppi dell'Archeologia Quantitativa,
in P. Moscati (ed.), Trattamento di dati negli studi archeologici e storici, Roma, Bulzoni, 1-54.
Cowgill G.L. 2001, Past, present and future of quantitative methods in United States
archaeology, in Z. Stancic, T. Veljanovsky (eds.), Computing Archaeology for Understanding the Past. CAA 2000. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in
Archaeology, Proceedings of the 28th Conference (Ljubljana 2000), Oxford, BAR International Series 931, Archaeopress, 35-40.
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