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PAC-LAN: the human arcade. / Rashid, Omer; Bamford, William; Coulton, Paul; Edwards, Reuben.

ACE '06 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology. New York : ACM, 2006.

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Rashid, O, Bamford, W, Coulton, P & Edwards, R 2006, PAC-LAN: the human arcade. in ACE '06 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology. ACM, New York, ACM SIGCHI International Conference On Advances In Computer Entertainment Technology, Hollywood, USA, 14/06/06. https://doi.org/10.1145/1178823.1178864

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Rashid, O., Bamford, W., Coulton, P., & Edwards, R. (2006). PAC-LAN: the human arcade. In ACE '06 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/1178823.1178864

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Rashid O, Bamford W, Coulton P, Edwards R. PAC-LAN: the human arcade. In ACE '06 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology. New York: ACM. 2006 https://doi.org/10.1145/1178823.1178864

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Rashid, Omer ; Bamford, William ; Coulton, Paul ; Edwards, Reuben. / PAC-LAN: the human arcade. ACE '06 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology. New York : ACM, 2006.

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