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Title: Computer History Museum: quipu
Authors: UNKNOWN (UNKNOWN) (Author)
Michael Witczak (mwitczak@vt.edu) (Submitter)
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Citation: http://purl.org/net/CSHistory/museum/Images/quipu.gif
Abstract: The Quipu is an ancient Inca device for storing information. It is composed of lengths of knotted rope. The colors of the ropes, the type and location of the knots, and the spacing between the ropes all were used to encode the information.
URI: http://www.citidel.org/handle/10117/786
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