Personal Computing: A Primer

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Mahamadou Tembely, Sarhan M. Musa


A computer is an electronic device that accepts, stores, and processes the data and returns the result as output. Personal computer (PC) has become an integral part of everyday life. It gives us access to sources of knowledge. Personal computing is part of the total computing activity of businesses. The PC has come of age with many software packages available for users at affordable prices.  This paper provides a primer on personal computing.

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