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revised: 01/18/99, 06/12/00, 01/09/02, 01/07/06, 07/31/06, 07/29/08

CHAPTER 1 — Introduction to Computer Systems

A computer is a complex system consisting of both hardware and software components. This chapter discusses these components.

Chapter Topics:

QUESTION 1:

What do you think about the movie The Wizard of Oz?