Corrections and Clarifications

Corrections and Clarifications

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Science  22 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5291, pp. 1289
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5291.1289g

Abstract

The Random Samples item “Grassroots search for primes…” (9 Aug., p. 743), inaccurately described assembly language as the raw code read by a computer. Assembly language must be translated by an assembler into machine language (ones and zeros) before a computer reads it.