Introduction to data processing: mainframes, minis, and microcomputers

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Wiley, Jan 17, 1986 - Computers - 244 pages
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A valuable review and study aid for high school and college students or anyone who needs to brush up on DP basics before going on to more complex subjects. Explains what data processing is, how a data processing system is designed and the types of equipment used. Illustrates the ways in which computers store, process and retrieve vast quantities of data. Outlines the major steps in writing a computer program, providing easy-to-follow exercises that let readers practice drawing flowcharts to specify data processing tasks. The Third Edition has been revised and updated to reflect the use of mini- and microcomputers in business, industry, and education.

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Contents

DATAPROCESSING PRINCIPLES
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AN OVERVIEW OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS
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TELECOMMUNICATIONS
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