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The story of ATLAS, a computer. by Iain Stinson

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Published by Richard Williams and Partners in Llandudno .
Written in English


  • ATLAS (Computer)

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Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsQA76.8.A28 S84
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p.
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5475727M
ISBN 100901250147
LC Control Number73179066

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