The Development and Writing of “Process Structuring”

  • J. J. Horning
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6875)


This paper describes my experiences writing and publishing a journal article with Brian Randell. It focuses more on personal than technical aspects.


Brian Randell processes structure iterative multi-level modelling writing research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Horning
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  1. 1.Applied Elemental TechnologiesPalo AltoUnited States of America

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