Representing and manipulating data in computers
Representing and manipulating data in computers

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Representing and manipulating data in computers

Representing and manipulating data in computers

Introduction

Computers are designed to receive, store, manipulate and present data. This course explains how computers do this, with reference to the examples of a PC, kitchen scales and a digital camera. In particular it explores the idea that the data in a computer represents something in the real world.

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