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Teaching about computer control with the BBC microcomputer

M. Trotter

Teaching about computer control with the BBC microcomputer

an exploration of the 6522 versatile interface adaptor

by M. Trotter

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Published by MEP .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M.Trotter.
ContributionsMicroelectronics Education Programme. Electronics and Control Technology Domain.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20363485M


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