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The making of performativity in designing [with] smart material composites. / Barati, Bahar; Giaccardi, Elisa; Karana, Elvin.

CHI'18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018. p. 1-11 5.

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Barati, B, Giaccardi, E & Karana, E 2018, The making of performativity in designing [with] smart material composites. in CHI'18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems., 5, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, pp. 1-11, 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA 2018, Montreal, Canada, 21/04/18. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173579

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Barati, B., Giaccardi, E., & Karana, E. (2018). The making of performativity in designing [with] smart material composites. In CHI'18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-11). [5] New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173579

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Barati B, Giaccardi E, Karana E. The making of performativity in designing [with] smart material composites. In CHI'18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018. p. 1-11. 5 https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173579

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Barati, Bahar ; Giaccardi, Elisa ; Karana, Elvin. / The making of performativity in designing [with] smart material composites. CHI'18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018. pp. 1-11

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