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6 Toward the Future of Surgery

An Immersive, Virtual-Reality-Based Endoscopic Prototype
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14 Discovering and
Investigating Cyberpatterns
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23 Can Cybernetics and Fractional
Calculus Be Partners?

Searching for New Ways to Solve Complex Problems
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29 The Technical Contributions
of Peng Shi
A Prominent Figure in the IEEE Community
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