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The computer glossary the complete illustrated dictionary by Alan Freedman

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Published by AMACOM in New York .
Written in English


  • Computers -- Dictionaries,
  • Electronic data processing -- Dictionaries

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Edition Notes

StatementAlan Freedman.
LC ClassificationsQA76.15 .F733 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 456 p. :
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1111795M
ISBN 100814402682
LC Control Number94037624

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