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The science of computers

Clive Gifford

The science of computers

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Published by Crabtree in St. Catharines, Ontario .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Computer science

  • About the Edition

    The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. Practical activities help reinforce learning and are not linked to specific software or operating systems.

    Edition Notes

    StatementClive Gifford
    SeriesGet connected to digital literacy
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27199062M
    ISBN 100778715108
    ISBN 109780778715108
    OCLC/WorldCa898029217

    Brilliant in its scope and provocative in its suggestions! Includes illustrations. Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Hofstadter The formal system that underlies all mental activity transcends the system that supports it.

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