Traditional Technology

  • Andrew Doswell
Part of the Approaches to Information Technology book series (AIT)


The face of information processing has been transformed by the development of cheap computers, and in the next chapter we will look at the principles of their operation. However, to understand and appreciate the effects of the new information technology, we will first deal with the more conventional and traditional ways that are used for processing information. So this chapter is concerned with the more traditional information technology of paper.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Doswell
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  1. 1.University of StrathclydeGlasgowScotland

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