Vbe Reference Framework

  • Hamideh Afsarmanesh
  • Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
  • Ekaterina Ermilova


Member Organization Business Opportunity Virtual Organization Member Company Collaborative Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hamideh Afsarmanesh
    • 1
  • Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
    • 2
  • Ekaterina Ermilova
    • 3
  1. 1.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.New University of LisbonPortugal
  3. 3.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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