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Towards a Plant Bio-Machine

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Towards a Plant Bio-Machine. / Nichele, Stefano; Risi, Sebastian; Tufte, Gunnar ; Beloff, Laura.

IEEE Alife conference (SSCI) proceedings. IEEE, 2018. p. 1-8 17544442.

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Nichele, S, Risi, S, Tufte, G & Beloff, L 2018, Towards a Plant Bio-Machine. in IEEE Alife conference (SSCI) proceedings., 17544442, IEEE, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI.2017.8285288

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Nichele, S., Risi, S., Tufte, G., & Beloff, L. (2018). Towards a Plant Bio-Machine. In IEEE Alife conference (SSCI) proceedings (pp. 1-8). [ 17544442] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI.2017.8285288

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Nichele S, Risi S, Tufte G, Beloff L. Towards a Plant Bio-Machine. In IEEE Alife conference (SSCI) proceedings. IEEE. 2018. p. 1-8. 17544442 https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI.2017.8285288

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Nichele, Stefano ; Risi, Sebastian ; Tufte, Gunnar ; Beloff, Laura. / Towards a Plant Bio-Machine. IEEE Alife conference (SSCI) proceedings. IEEE, 2018. pp. 1-8

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