Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-21.
After completing this lesson, you should be able
to identify (by selecting from alternatives):
The purpose and stages of data processing.
Stages of data processing.
Distinguishing characteristics of maxi-
Terms and concepts associated with on-line,
real time, batch processing, and time-sharing.
Distinguishing features of batch, real time,
and on-line operating systems.
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises of this lesson. These exercises will help
you to achieve the lesson objectives.