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Using design fictions as a tool for engaging citizens in debating future pervasive health systems and services

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Using design fictions as a tool for engaging citizens in debating future pervasive health systems and services. / Tsekleves, Emmanouil; Darby, Andy; Whicher, Anna; Swiatek, Piotr.

In: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 10, 13.07.2017.

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Tsekleves, Emmanouil ; Darby, Andy ; Whicher, Anna ; Swiatek, Piotr. / Using design fictions as a tool for engaging citizens in debating future pervasive health systems and services. In: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology. 2017 ; Vol. 3, No. 10.

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