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Fundamentals of computer science
Fundamentals of computer science
Author: Terry M Walker
ISBN-13: 9780205047154
ISBN-10: 0205047157
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 399
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Publisher: Allyn and Bacon
Book Type: Unknown Binding
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Copyright 1975, 399 pages.

This is more a historical document than a useful text: in 1975, the state of the art in computers was the IBM System/370, PL/1, punch-card input, magnetic core memory, disk drives twice the size of a washing machine, printers twice the size of a disk drive, and the flowchart as a design tool. The term "personal computer" does not occur in this book. So if you want a book for serious learning, look elsewhere, but if you're old enough, this book might provide an afternoon's pleasant stroll down memory lane.