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Computers in Britain

Computers in Britain

a survey of the use of computing equipment in use for data processing and process control in Great Britain

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Published by Bow in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Timothy Wood [and others]
    SeriesBow Group pamphlets
    ContributionsWood, Timothy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5548.2 .C586
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5572672M
    LC Control Number67082013
    OCLC/WorldCa6243526

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