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The story of ATLAS, a computer.

Iain Stinson

The story of ATLAS, a computer.

by Iain Stinson

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Published by Richard Williams and Partners in Llandudno .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ATLAS (Computer)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.8.A28 S84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 p.
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5475727M
    ISBN 100901250147
    LC Control Number73179066
    OCLC/WorldCa800052

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