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Exploring, Engaging, Understanding in Museums. / Wineman, Jean; Peponis, John; Dalton, Ruth.

Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Spatial Cognition '06: Proceedings of the Workshop held in Bremen, 24-28th September 2006. ed. / Christoph Hoelscher; Ruth Conroy Dalton; Alasdair Turner. Universität Bremen, 2006. p. 33 - 51 (Monograph Series of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center).

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Wineman, J, Peponis, J & Dalton, R 2006, Exploring, Engaging, Understanding in Museums. in C Hoelscher, R Conroy Dalton & A Turner (eds), Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Spatial Cognition '06: Proceedings of the Workshop held in Bremen, 24-28th September 2006. Monograph Series of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center, Universität Bremen, pp. 33 - 51.

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Wineman, J., Peponis, J., & Dalton, R. (2006). Exploring, Engaging, Understanding in Museums. In C. Hoelscher, R. Conroy Dalton, & A. Turner (Eds.), Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Spatial Cognition '06: Proceedings of the Workshop held in Bremen, 24-28th September 2006 (pp. 33 - 51). (Monograph Series of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center). Universität Bremen.

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Wineman J, Peponis J, Dalton R. Exploring, Engaging, Understanding in Museums. In Hoelscher C, Conroy Dalton R, Turner A, editors, Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Spatial Cognition '06: Proceedings of the Workshop held in Bremen, 24-28th September 2006. Universität Bremen. 2006. p. 33 - 51. (Monograph Series of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center).

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Wineman, Jean ; Peponis, John ; Dalton, Ruth. / Exploring, Engaging, Understanding in Museums. Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Spatial Cognition '06: Proceedings of the Workshop held in Bremen, 24-28th September 2006. editor / Christoph Hoelscher ; Ruth Conroy Dalton ; Alasdair Turner. Universität Bremen, 2006. pp. 33 - 51 (Monograph Series of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center).

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