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Possible Directions in Electronic Publishing in Archaeology

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Since their development in the late l940s, the main work in the application of computers has been persuading the recalcitrant machines to do clever things, huge, enormous jobs that humans cannot manage, such as calculating mathematical formulae to a trillion points of accuracy, directing spacecraft to Mars or looking after the sale of sandwiches in Marks and Spencer. The very word, computer, is associated with calculation, with science and mathematics, things that men in white coats ...

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University of Oxford
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UAS
Department:
Academic Resources and Information Systems
Sub department:
IT Services
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Publisher:
CAA International
Host title:
Computer Applications in Archaeology 1986
Pages:
3-13
Publication date:
1986-01-01
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pubs:387594
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uuid:8985cb5c-a9c2-439b-88f9-51e8f94431a0
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pubs:387594
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387594
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2014-05-21

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