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BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT 13th edition by BCS Academy Glossary Working Party

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PART D: HOW COMPUTERS WORK

D1   Systems software
D2   Machine architecture
D3   Communications technology
D4   Truth tables and logic gates

This part is concerned with terms relating to how computers work. They are frequently considered to be associated with computer science, as opposed to the terms in Part A, which are concerned with the needs of computer system users. Part B provides some technical information and Part C is concerned with terms relating to computer systems development. This part may be helpful to both computer users and to students following courses requiring some knowledge of computer systems and peripherals.

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