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Computer contradictionary

Stan Kelly-Bootle

Computer contradictionary

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Published by MIT Press in Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStan Kelly-Bootle.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(260)p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21219615M
    ISBN 100262611120


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