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Data and processes in computing
Data and processes in computing

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Objectives for Section 1

After studying this section you should be able to do the following.

  • Recognise the terminology: character; string; integer; sequence; element (of a sequence); variable; identifier (of a variable); state (of a variable).

  • Use and interpret the notational conventions:

    • single inverted commas to show a character;

    • double inverted commas to show a string (sequence of characters);

    • ’ to make explicit a space character;

    • the brackets [ and ] to delimit a sequence.