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Understanding computers and data processing

Charles S. Parker

Understanding computers and data processing

today and tomorrow

by Charles S. Parker

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

  • Electronic digital computers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCharles S. Parker.
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .P3178 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 547, [50] p. :
    Number of Pages547
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1470387M
    ISBN 100030096243
    LC Control Number93132540

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