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Understanding Information

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In this chapter we will be looking in detail at the following topics: What is information?, Memory and addressing, Decimal and binary integers, Little endian and big endian formats, Hexadecimal numbers, Signed numbers, fractions and floating point numbers, Binary Coded Decimal (BCD), Characters and computer program codes, Records, files, file types and file signatures, The use of hexadecimal listings, Word processing and graphic file formats, Archive and other file formats.

Keywords

Joint Photographic Expert Group Decimal Number ASCII Character File Signature Portable Network Graphic 
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