On a cultural gap

  title={On a cultural gap},
  author={Edsger W. Dijkstra},
  journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer},
  • E. Dijkstra
  • Published 1 March 1986
  • Sociology
  • The Mathematical Intelligencer
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