Evolving spatial representations to support innovation and the communication of strategic knowledge

  title={Evolving spatial representations to support innovation and the communication of strategic knowledge},
  author={Andrew C. Fentem and Angela Dumas and Janet T. McDonnell},
  journal={Knowl. Based Syst.},

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