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Citation Formats
H. KIRAGI and A. Ersak, “OBJECT RECOGNITION AND LOCALIZATION WITH ULTRASONIC-SCANNING,” 1994, p. 1185, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/62590.