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Using computers in an information a

Richard W. Brightman

Using computers in an information a

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Published by South-western Publishing Company in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard W. Brightman [and] Jeffrey M. Dimsdale.
ContributionsDimsdale, Jeffrey M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii,520p. :
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21514594M
ISBN 100538102608
OCLC/WorldCa18243369


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