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Bruce M. McLaren
Carnegie Mellon University
United States

Brief Bio
Bruce McLaren is a associate research professor at Carnegie Mellon University (USA). He is passionate about how technology can support education and has dedicated his work and research to projects that explore how students can learn with Internet-based educational software. He is particularly interested in intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning principles and collaborative learning and technology for supporting and analyzing collaborative argumentation. He has approximatey 200 publications spanning peer-reviewed journals, conferences, workshops, symposiums and book chapters. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. in intelligent systems and an M.S. in computer science from the University Of Pittsburgh (USA), as well as a B.S. (cum laude) in computer science from Millersville University. ... More >>

Rob Reilly
Independent Researcher
United States

Brief Bio
Dr. Rob Reilly received a Doctoral degree and Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (USA), as well as a Master's degree from Springfield College (Massachusetts USA).He has been a computer science teacher at various institutions for over 30 years. Some highlights of his career include: serving in the Office of Information Technologies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where his research dealt with the formulation of university wide policy for the integration and application of educational technology; serving as a researcher at the Institute of Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis (Tennessee USA); and service as a researcher in the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).In the IEEE Education Society, Dr. Reilly is the 2011-2012 President; he is, oddly-enough, also its Vice President for Chapters Activity.He has received IGIP's Nikola Tesla Medal in 2012 for excellence in teaching pedagogy, the IEEE-MGA Leadership Award, the IEEE Larry K. Wilson Transnational Award, the IEEE Education Society's Edwin Jones Jr. Meritorious Service Award, the IEEE Computer Society's Contributions in a Pre-University Environment Award, and the Massachusetts Department of Educations Technology Pathfinder Award. ... More >>

Susan Zvacek
United States

Brief Bio
Susan Zvacek is Associate Provost for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Denver, where she oversees the Office of Teaching and Learning. She has worked in higher education as a faculty member, dissertation advisor, and administrator. Her publications are in the areas of distance education, instructional design, and faculty development and she is co-author of a distance education textbook (Teaching and Learning at a Distance, currently in its fifth edition) and Blackboard for Dummies. She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in the Czech Republic and has also worked with the University of Porto (Portugal) to integrate higher order thinking skills into online and f2f engineering education. ... More >>


Dor Abrahamson, University of California, Berkeley, United States
Mehdi Adda, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada
Jan Aidemark, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Nelma Albuquerque, Concepts and Insights, Brazil
Efthimios Alepis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Eleftheria Alexandri, Hellenic Open University, Greece
Vassil Alexandrov, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Abdulwahab Alharbi, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Zehra Altinay, Near East University, Cyprus
Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, University of Thessaly, Greece
George Anastassakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
António Andrade, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Galia Angelova, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Francisco Arcega, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sanchez, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ivon Arroyo, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States
Juan Ignacio Asensio, University of Valladolid, Spain
Harrison  Atagana, University of South Africa, South Africa
Anders Avdic, Dalarna University, Sweden
Breno T. Azevedo, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia Fluminense, Brazil
Paul M. A. Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Adriano Baratè, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
João P. Barros, Polytechnic Institute of Beja, Portugal
Antonio R. Bartolomé Pina, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Patrícia S. Bassani, Universidade Feevale, Brazil
Emad Bataineh, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Patricia A. Behar, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Kay Berkling, Cooperative State University Baden Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany
Gilda H. Bernardino de Campos, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pavol Bistak, Slovak University of Technology, Slovak Republic
Paulo Blickstein, Stanford University, United States
Andreas  Bollin, Klagenfurt University, Austria
Katrin Borcea-Pfitzmann, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Elmar-Laurent Borgmann, Hochschule Koblenz, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Ivana Bosnic, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatia
Federico Botella, Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Spain
Rosa Bottino, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Italian National Research Council, Italy
François Bouchet, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, France
Patrice Bouvier, LDLC VR Studio, France
Tharrenos Bratitsis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Krysia Broda, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Martin Bush, London South Bank University, United Kingdom
Egle Butkeviciene, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Santi Caballé, Open University of Catalonia, Spain
Manuel Caeiro Rodríguez, University of Vigo, Spain
Renza Campagni, Università di Firenze, Italy
Pasquina Campanella, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Chris Campbell, Griffith University, Australia
André Campos, UFRN, Brazil
Martin Cápay, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
Alberto Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Thibault Carron, Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University, France
Vítor Carvalho, 2Ai-EST-IPCA & Algoritmi Research Centre, UM, Portugal
Ana A. Carvalho, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Manuel Castro Gil, National University for Distance Education, Spain
Cristian Cechinel, Universidad Federal de Pelotas, Brazil
Chia-Hu Chang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Amitava Chatterjee, Jadavpur University, India
Mohamed A. Chatti, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Gwo-Dong Chen, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Maria Chroni, University of Ioannina, Greece
Maria Cinque, Independent Researcher, Italy
António Coelho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Robert Collier, Carleton University, Canada
Marc Conrad, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Fernando A. Costa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Gennaro Costagliola, Università di Salerno, Italy
Manuel Perez Cota, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Braulio M. Couto, Centro Universitário de Belo Horizonte - UniBH, Brazil
Caroline M. Crawford, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States
John P. Cuthell, Virtual Learning, United Kingdom
Rogério E. da Silva, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Ines Dabbebi, LIUM, France
Ingo Dahn, Virtual Campus Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Thanasis Daradoumis, University of the Aegean / Open University of Catalonia, Greece
Sergiu Dascalu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Marcelo A. de Barros, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil
Luis De-La-fuente-valentín, Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Spain
Giuliana Dettori, Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche (ITD-CNR), Italy
Tania Di Mascio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Yannis Dimitriadis, School of Telecommunications Engineering, University of Valladolid, Spain
Danail Dochev, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Mieczyslaw Drabowski, , Poland
Toby Dragon, Ithaca College, United States
Jon Dron, Athabasca University, Canada
Benedict Du Boulay, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Amalia Duch, UPC- Politechnical University of Catalonia, Spain
Ishbel Duncan, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Mihai Dupac, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Dr. Ulf Ehlers, Duale Hochschule baden Württemberg, Germany
Nour El Mawas, Université de Lille, France
Paula Escudeiro, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Larbi Esmahi, Athabasca University, Canada
João S. Esteves, University of Minho, Portugal
Vladimir Estivill-Castro, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Ramon Fabregat Gesa, Universitat de Girona, Spain
Si Fan, University of Tasmania, Australia
Helen Farley, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Michalis Feidakis, University of West Attica (UniWA), Greece
Mingyu Feng, SRI International, United States
Richard E. Ferdig, Kent State University, United States
Rosa M. Fernandez-Alcala, University of Jaen, Spain
Filomena Ferrucci, Università di Salerno, Italy
Gustavo A. Figueroa, Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energías Limpias, Mexico
Davide Fossati, Emory University, United States
Rita Francese, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Gabriele Frankl, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Vittorio Fuccella, Università Di Salerno, Italy
Rubén Fuentes-Fernández, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Jesús G. Boticario, aDeNu Research Group, UNED, Spain
Judith Gal-Ezer, The Open University of Israel, Israel
Francisco García Peñalvo, Salamanca University, Spain
Iván García-Magariño, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Serge Garlatti, IMT ATlantique, France
Isabela Gasparini, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil
Sébastien George, Le Mans University, France
Biswadip Ghosh, Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States
David Gibson, Curtin University, Australia
Henrique Gil, Escola Superior de Educação do Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Apostolos Gkamas, University Ecclesiastical Academy of Vella, Ioannina, Greece
Maria João Gomes, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Anabela Gomes, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra (Coimbra Polytechnic - ISEC), Portugal
Nuno P. Gonçalves, Superior School of Technology, Polithecnical Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Carina Gonzalez, Universidad de la Laguna, Spain
Ana González Marcos, Universidad de la Rioja, Spain
Judith Good, The University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Anandha Gopalan, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Christos Goumopoulos, University of the Aegean, Greece
Angela Guercio, Kent State University, United States
Christian Guetl, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Raffaella Guida, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Nathalie Guin, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, France
David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning, United States
Francisco L. Gutiérrez Vela, University of Granada, Spain
Leontios Hadjileontiadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ibrahim A. Hameed, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Ålesund, Norway
Yasunari Harada, Waseda University, Japan
Roger Hartley, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Cecilia Haskins, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Paul Hayes, National College of Ireland, Ireland
Oriel Herrera, Universidad Catolica de Temuco, Chile
Antonio Hervás Jorge, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
George Hloupis, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Carmen Holotescu, University Ioan Slavici Timisoara, Romania
Janet Hughes, The Open University, United Kingdom
Dzintra Ilisko, Daugavpils University, Latvia
Tomayess Issa, Curtin University, Australia
Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State University, United States
Malinka Ivanova, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
M. C. J. C. S. Reis, Department of Engineering, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Marc Jansen, University of Applied Sciences Ruhr West, Germany
Jose Janssen, Open Universiteit, Netherlands
Hannu-Matti Järvinen, Tampere University, Finland
Stéphanie Jean-Daubias, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, LIRIS, France
Jelena Jovanovic, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Michail Kalogiannakis, University of Crete, Greece
Alexandra Kanellis, Saint Leo University, United States
Atis Kapenieks, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Vaggelis Kapoulas, Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus", Greece
Charalampos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Ilias Karasavvidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Jerzy Karczmarczuk, University of Caen, France
David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Jalal Kawash, University of Calgary, Canada
Mizue Kayama, Shinshu University, Japan
Samer Khasawneh, Walsh University, United States
Shakeel A. Khoja, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan
ChanMin Kim, Penn State University, United States
Junbeum  Kim, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
Maria Kordaki, University of the Aegean, Greece
Adamantios Koumpis, Berner Fachhochschule, Switzerland
Tom Krajnik, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Miroslav Kulich, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Lam-for Kwok, City University of Hong Kong, China
Chronis Kynigos, University of Athens and CTI, Greece
Teresa Larkin, American University, United States
Rynson Lau, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Geoffrey Lautenbach, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Borislav Y. Lazarov, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
José P. Leal, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Portugal
Celina Leão, University of Minho, Portugal
Dominique Leclet, UPJV, France
Mark Lee, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Newton Lee, Newton Lee Laboratories LLC and Institute for Education Research and Scholarships, United States
Marie Lefevre, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
José Alberto Lencastre, University of Minho, Portugal
Kuo-Chen Li, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Andrew Lian, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Veronica Liesaputra, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Cheng-Min Lin, Nan Kai University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
ChiuPin Lin, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Andreas Lingnau, Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Martin Llamas-Nistal, University of Vigo, Spain
Sharon Locke, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, United States
Luca Andrea Ludovico, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Heide Lukosch, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Krystina S. Madej, Georgia Tech, United States
Maria Marcelino, UC, Portugal
Massimo Marchiori, University of Padua, Italy
Jacek Marciniak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Ivana Marenzi, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
José C. Marques, FEUP, Portugal
Lindsay Marshall, School of Computing, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Alke Martens, Universität of Rostock, Germany
Scheila W. Martins, Arden University, United Kingdom
Bruce Maxim, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States
Madeth May, Le Mans Université, France
Godfrey Mayende, University of Agder, Norway
Elvis Mazzoni, University of Bologna, Italy
Hamid McHeick, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada
Robert Meolic, University of Maribor, Slovenia
José Carlos M. Metrôlho, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Bakhtiar Mikhak, Harvard University, United States
Michihiko Minoh, RIKEN, Japan
Gaëlle Molinari, Distance Learning University Switzerland, Switzerland
Andreea Molnar, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Gyöngyvér Molnár, University of Szeged, Hungary
António Moreira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Leonel Morgado, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
Maria Morras, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona, Spain
Jerzy  Moscinski, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Maria Moundridou, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education (ASPETE), Greece
Antao Moura, Federal Universisty of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil
Wolfgang Mueller, Weingarten University of Education, Germany
Michal Munk, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
Jogesh K. Muppala, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Yuko Murakami, Tohoku University, Japan
Antoanela L. Naaji, Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad, Romania
Hiroyuki Nagataki, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Ryohei Nakatsu, Kyoto University, Japan
Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Gali Naveh, Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel
Sotiris D. Nikolopoulos, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Stavros Nikolopoulos, University of Ioannina, Greece
Kazunori Nozawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Fátima S. Nunes, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Dade Nurjanah, School of Computing, Telkom University, Indonesia
Emma O'Brien, Mary Immaculate College, Ireland
Ebba Ossiannilsson, The Swedish Association for Distance Education (SADE), Sweden
Kuo-Liang Ou, National TsingHua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Alessandro Pagano, University of Bari, Italy
George Palaigeorgiou, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
George Palaigeorgiou, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
José Palma, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal
Manuel Palomo Duarte, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain
Stamatios Papadakis, Department of Preschool Education, Faculty of Education, University of Crete, Greece, Greece
Pantelis M. Papadopoulos, University of Twente, Netherlands
Kyparisia Papanikolaou, School of Educational and Technological Education (ASPETE), Greece
Iraklis Paraskakis, South East European Research Centre, Greece
Pramod Pathak, Technological University Dublin, Ireland
Paula Peres, ISCAP, Portugal
Emanuel Peres, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro/Inesc-Tec, Portugal
Arnulfo Perez, The Ohio State University, United States
Isidoros Perikos, University of Patras, Greece
Donatella Persico, CNR - Italian National Research Council, Italy
Zinayida Petrushyna, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Alfredo Pina, Public University of Navarra, Spain
Niels Pinkwart, Humboldt University, Germany
Mário T. Pinto, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Petra Poulová, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Alexandra Poulovassilis, Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom
Tamara Powell, Kennesaw State University, United States
Francesca Pozzi, CNR - Italian National Research Council, Italy
Augustin Prodan, Iuliu Hatieganu University, Romania
Yannis P. Psaromiligkos, University of West Attica, Greece
Franz Puehretmair, Competence Network Information Technology to Support the Integration of People with Disabilities (KI-I), Austria
Clark Quinn, Quinnovation, United States
Muthu Ramachandran, AI Tech North and Public Intelligence, United Kingdom
Fernando Ramos, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Altina Ramos, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Liana Razmerita, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Eliseo Reategui, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Fernando R. Ribeiro, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Laura Ricci, University of Pisa, Italy
Chris Roast, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Leon Rothkrantz, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Razvan Rughinis, University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania
Rebecca Rutherfoord, Kennesaw State University, United States
Demetrios Sampson, University of Piraeus, Greece
Juan M. Santos, University of Vigo, Spain
Manoj K. Saxena, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India
Eileen Scanlon, , United Kingdom
Georg J. Schneider, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Ulf Schreier, Furtwangen University, Germany
Wolfgang Schreiner, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Karen Schrier, MIT, United States
Ulrik Schroeder, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Maria Serna, UPC- Technical University of Catalonia - Barcelona Tech, Spain
Haya Shamir, Waterford Research Institute, United States
Ali Fawaz Shareef, Cyryx College, Maldives
Abhishek Shukla, R. D. Engineering College, India
Pei Hwa Siew, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Juarez Bento da Silva, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Jane Sinclair, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Natalya Snytnikova, Novosibirsk State University, Russian Federation
Filomena Soares, Algoritmi Research Centre, UM, Portugal
Michael Sonntag, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Marcus Specht, TU Delft, Netherlands
J. Michael Spector, University of North Texas, United States
Eliza Stefanova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Claudia Steinberger, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Craig Stewart, Indiana University, United States
Jun-Ming Su, National University of Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
Jarkko Suhonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Patricia Sullivan, Purdue University, United States
Katsuaki Suzuki, Kumamoto University, Japan
Karen Swan, University of Illinois at Springfield, United States
Nestori Syynimaa, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Qing Tan, Athabasca University, Canada
Brendan Tangney, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland
Steven Tanimoto, University of Washington, United States
Luca Tateo, Aalborg University, Denmark
Dirk Tempelaar, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, Netherlands
Marco Temperini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Uwe Terton, Southern Cross University, Australia
Neena Thota, University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States
A. M. Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Stephan Trahasch, University of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany
Tomas Trescak, Western Sydney University, Australia
George Tsihrintzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Avgoustos Tsinakos, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece
Abdallah Tubaishat, Independent Researcher, United Arab Emirates
Maria Uther, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Mario Vacca, Italian Ministry of Education, Italy
Leo van Moergestel, HU Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Ioannis O. Vardiambasis, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece
Norman Vaughan, Mount Royal University, Canada
Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, ISEP, Portugal
Andreas Veglis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ioanna Vekiri, Independent Researcher, Greece
Maria Virvou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Giuliano Vivanet, University of Cagliari, Italy
Harald Vranken, Open Universiteit, Netherlands
Alf I. Wang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Xinli Wang, Michigan Technological University, United States
Yuan-Kai Wang, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Fangju Wang, University of Guelph, Canada
Edgar Weippl, University of Vienna, SBA Research, Austria
Christopher Wells, McGraw-Hill Education, United States
Martin Wessner, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Leandro K. Wives, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Jie C. Yang, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Katarina Zakova, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Diego Zapata-Rivera, Educational Testing Service, United States
Thomas Zarouchas, Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus", Greece
Iveta Zolotova, Technical University in Kosice, Faculty of Electrotechnics and Informatics, Slovak Republic

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