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Published by Free Press .
Written in English


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  • Use Of Computers In Management (General),
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Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL9224582M
ISBN 100029051304
ISBN 109780029051306



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Computers Simplified 6th Edition Submitter: My local library district is two little hole-in-the-wall libraries a couple blocks so, their smaller branch had room for four copies of this book: Two of this edition and two of the only slightly more recent edition. The introduction of the minicomputer A) allowed computers to be customized to the specific needs of departments or business units. B) enabled decentralized computing. C) offered new, powerful machines at lower prices than mainframes. D) all of the above. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select. Mini-Computers Yaniv Frishman Seminar in computer History CSSeminar in computer History CS 2 Origin of the Name • Mini-minor • Mini-skirt • DEC Europe sales person Seminar in computer History CS 3 Comparison with Main-Frames Mainframes: • Leased (rented) • HW modifications not allowed • HW & SW sold together.