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Employee tracking system

Employee tracking system

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What is a computer?
‡A computer is a physical device that takesdata as input, transforms these data byexecuting a stored program, and outputsinformation to a number of devices.
Input dataProcessingInformationas output todevicesStoredprogram
 
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ypes of computers
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IDOrganization-wide systemWork-groupsystemPersonalInformationSystemSupercomputers,Mainfr amesMinicomputers.workstationsPCs, laptops,notebook
 
Computer hardware for informationsystem
 A computer system consists of interrelated components ±computer hardware,software and peripheral devices ±that convert data into information.
Basics of data representation
Data ±numbers, alphabets,symbols, graphs images ±external datarepresentationComputer ±understands data through bits.
Bit
is smallest unit of data in acomputer (1 or 0).
Byte -
Unique combination of 8 bits (megabyte, gigabyte, terrabyte)
Most important characteristics of computer hardware
1)Speed ±rate at which computer can process data and instructions ±number of instructions processed per second. Processing time millionths of a second2)Size ±
T
he amount of memory required to store the data and instructions

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