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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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The rise and rise of the spreadsheet

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in The History of Mathematical Tables

October 2003; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Mathematics. 8945 words.

The mathematical table, as a paper-based artefact, is close to the end of its technological life. Tables had two main uses — as a calculating aid (such as a logarithm table) and as a data...

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