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Toward an ecosystem for developing and programming assistive environments. / Helal, Sumi; Chen, C.; Kim, E.; Bose, R.; Lee, C.

In: Proceedings of the IEEE , Vol. 100, No. 8, 2012, p. 2489-2504.

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Helal, S, Chen, C, Kim, E, Bose, R & Lee, C 2012, 'Toward an ecosystem for developing and programming assistive environments', Proceedings of the IEEE , vol. 100, no. 8, pp. 2489-2504. https://doi.org/10.1109/JPROC.2012.2200548

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Helal, S., Chen, C., Kim, E., Bose, R., & Lee, C. (2012). Toward an ecosystem for developing and programming assistive environments. Proceedings of the IEEE , 100(8), 2489-2504. https://doi.org/10.1109/JPROC.2012.2200548

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Helal S, Chen C, Kim E, Bose R, Lee C. Toward an ecosystem for developing and programming assistive environments. Proceedings of the IEEE . 2012;100(8):2489-2504. https://doi.org/10.1109/JPROC.2012.2200548

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Helal, Sumi ; Chen, C. ; Kim, E. ; Bose, R. ; Lee, C. / Toward an ecosystem for developing and programming assistive environments. In: Proceedings of the IEEE . 2012 ; Vol. 100, No. 8. pp. 2489-2504.

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