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A computer is an information management machine.

(nothing more, nothing less, nothing else)



Data: a,b,c,d,...

Instructions: if(a==b) c=d


Storage: x=x

Transfer: y=x

Process: y=f(x)


Input/Output: physical-to-digital and digital-to-physical converters

Memory: the storage of the digitized information (the digital space)

Processor: manages the data executing the instructions (event generator or the digital time)

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