Who is the Perfect Match

Published on Apr 25, 2018
· DOI :10.1515/ICOM-2018-0004
Henrik Bellhäuser5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of Mainz),
Johannes Konert7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin)
+ 1 AuthorsRené Röpke3
Estimated H-index: 3
(RWTH Aachen University)
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