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To read an HTML version of a chapter online, select the desired chapter from the table of contents and click the hyperlinked chapter title.
You can choose to download either an individual chapter or the entire eBook on Springerlink. To download the entire book, select either the "Download book PDF" button or the "Download book EPUB" button at the top of the screen.
To download an individual chapter, find the desired chapter in the table of contents and click the "PDF" link.