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Systems Software

  • Percy Mett
Chapter

Abstract

Computer hardware responds to a repertoire of elementary instructions, its machine code. We have seen the nature of low-level programming in chapter 6—it is cumbersome, highly prone to undetected errors and unfriendly in appearance. High-level programming, on the other hand, provides the user with a somewhat more friendly mode of communication.

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© Percy Mett 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Percy Mett
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  1. 1.Department of ComputingThe Open UniversityUK

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