Computer fundamentals for an information age

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Anaheim Pub., 1984 - Computers - 491 pages
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Contents

An Introduction to Computers 1
1-1
it all begin? 2
1-2
Evolution of the Computer Industry 2 1
2-15
The application of computers in modern society 2 23
2-23
Applications throughout society 2 31
3-2
Processing Data on a Computer 3 1
3-3
Interactive and Batch Processing Systems 4 1
3-19
Uses of data 5 1
4-5
File Organization and Data Base 10 1
9-21
Direct or relative file organization 10 5
10-5
Data Communications 11 1
10-12
Objectives
12-13
Computer Industry
17-17
Appendix
1
Basic arithmetic operations and accumulating final totals A 11
11
Comparing A 27
27

Input to the Computer 5 1
5-5
Obtaining Output From the Computer 6 1
6-1
User Interface with
6-29
User Interface with Information Systems 7 1
7-1
Processor Unit and Data Representation 8 1
7-8
Key terms 2 33
7-23
Looping and interactive programming A 35
A-35
Arrays and array search A
A-47
Appendix
B-1
IndexGlossary
1-1
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