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1. Introduction

Computers today are all around us in one form or another. You are probably sitting in your classroom reading this text. Just have a think about all of the different computers that are nearby:

  • Mobile phone
  • Calculator
  • Watch
  • Interactive white board
  • Projector
  • Printer
  • Desktop computer
  • Laptop

As you can see, computers come in all shapes and sizes and are often built into other devices. However, all computers share some common features.

This mini-web will introduce you to thinking about a computer system in terms of input-process-output.