The computer is a technological innovation under the control of stored programme that can perform some ofthe intellectual roles of man even beyond human capability. It is a power driven machine equipped with keyboards, electronic circuits‟ storage compartments and recording devices for the high speed performance of mathematical operations.
Reith (1993) defines computer as an electronic device which stores information on disc or magnetic tape; analyses it and produces information as required from the data on the tape. Sharingthe same view with Reith (1993), Kingsley (1995) defined computer as a device that accepts data in one form and processes it. Going by the above explanation, computer is an electronic device, which works under a set of instructionand accepts automatically the data supplied to it, process and analyze the data and produces the information.
Singh, Sharma and Upadhya (2008), further say computer is known as electronic brain. It is a speedy electronic device which is designed to accept and store dates in the form of information.