The Quantity Surveyor and the Computer — a Short History

  • A. J. Smith
Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)


At the end of this chapter you should be able to:
  • • Outline the history of commercial data processing.

  • • Outline the major developments which have taken place in the use of computers by quantity surveyors during the past 25 years.

  • • Outline the ways in which quantity surveyors are most likely to use computers today.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurveyingTrent PolytechnicNottinghamUK

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