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Motivation for do-it-yourself in rural base of the pyramid communities and the changing landscape. / Majumdar, Prarthana; Banerjee, Sharmistha; Diehl, Jan Carel; van Engelen, J. M.L.

Research into Design for a Connected World - Proceedings of ICoRD 2019 Volume 2. ed. / Amaresh Chakrabarti. Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, 2019. p. 611-625 (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies; Vol. 135).

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Harvard

Majumdar, P, Banerjee, S, Diehl, JC & van Engelen, JML 2019, Motivation for do-it-yourself in rural base of the pyramid communities and the changing landscape. in A Chakrabarti (ed.), Research into Design for a Connected World - Proceedings of ICoRD 2019 Volume 2. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol. 135, Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, pp. 611-625, 7th International Conference on Research into Design, ICoRD 2019, Bangalore, India, 9/01/19. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5977-4_52

APA

Majumdar, P., Banerjee, S., Diehl, J. C., & van Engelen, J. M. L. (2019). Motivation for do-it-yourself in rural base of the pyramid communities and the changing landscape. In A. Chakrabarti (Ed.), Research into Design for a Connected World - Proceedings of ICoRD 2019 Volume 2 (pp. 611-625). (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies; Vol. 135). Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5977-4_52

Vancouver

Majumdar P, Banerjee S, Diehl JC, van Engelen JML. Motivation for do-it-yourself in rural base of the pyramid communities and the changing landscape. In Chakrabarti A, editor, Research into Design for a Connected World - Proceedings of ICoRD 2019 Volume 2. Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH. 2019. p. 611-625. (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5977-4_52

Author

Majumdar, Prarthana ; Banerjee, Sharmistha ; Diehl, Jan Carel ; van Engelen, J. M.L. / Motivation for do-it-yourself in rural base of the pyramid communities and the changing landscape. Research into Design for a Connected World - Proceedings of ICoRD 2019 Volume 2. editor / Amaresh Chakrabarti. Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, 2019. pp. 611-625 (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies).

BibTeX

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