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Issue 3 • March 1981

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): c1
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  • Before you Select, design, or learn to use a DBMS ... Don't Make a Move Unitl ... Philip Bernstein Shows you How to Save Time, Money, and Programming Catastrophies

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):3 - 4
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  • Lexidata [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 5
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  • Freedom of Expression [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 6
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  • Computer Graphics: Reaching the User

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):7 - 17
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (1)
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    New techniques—color table animation, stereoscopic graphics, procedural drawing, and random irregularity—are bringing less costly motion, depth, detail, and warmth to interactive displays. View full abstract»

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  • Color it Dunn [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 15
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  • Visacom/23 Graphic/Image System. Super Capabilities, Super Fast, Super Price [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 16
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  • If you Go for Hands-on Problem-Solving, but can Never Count on Computer Access... ...have we Got Space for you! [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 18
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  • Breaking the Man-Machine Communication Barrier

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):19 - 30
    Cited by:  Papers (30)  |  Patents (1)
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    How can interactive systems be made more helpful and responsive? This tool-independent system cuts down frustration by incorporating many of the communications shortcuts people use naturally. View full abstract»

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  • Tutorial Series 6 Structured Programming

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):31 - 48
    Cited by:  Papers (6)
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    Structured programming is based on the stepwise refinement process—a method ofproblem decomposition common to all engineering disciplines and the physical, chemical, and biological sciences. View full abstract»

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  • Interseted in Microcomputers? If You Can't Answer Three fo These Questions: [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 49
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  • You are Looking at the Third Good Reason to Join Linkabit [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 50
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  • A Proposed Standard for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):51 - 62
    Cited by:  Papers (30)  |  Patents (4)
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    Offered here for public comment, this proposed standard facilitates transportation of numerically oriented programs and encourages development of high-quality numerical software. View full abstract»

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  • Errata– "An Implementation Guide to a Proposed Standard for Floating-Point Arithmetic"

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 62
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    The changes to Jerome T. Coonen's article in the Jaunary 1980 issue of Computer (pp. 68-79) are of two types. Those marker (E) correct errors, while the others, marked (U), bring the guide up to data with the most recent draft of the proposal. View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of Proposals for the Floating-Point Standard

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):63 - 68
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    The committee considered three major proposals. Although the one adopted is nontraditional and seems radically different from the others, it shares many details with them. View full abstract»

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  • Performance Evaluation [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 69
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  • Applications of the Proposed IEEE 754 Standard for Floating-Point Arithetic

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):70 - 74
    Cited by:  Papers (11)  |  Patents (2)
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    Various features of the proposed standard provide an especially convenient environment for programming numerical procedures such as the familiar elementary functions. View full abstract»

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  • Underflow and the Denormalized Numbers

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):75 - 87
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    Although there have been misconceptions about it, gradual underflow fits naturally into the proposed standard and leads to simple, general statements about the arithmetic. View full abstract»

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  • The Open Channel

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):88 - 89
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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  • Classified ads

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):90 - 93
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  • New Products

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s):94 - 99
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  • Computer Systems for Computer Graphics and Image Processing [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 97
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  • Recent IC Announcements

    Publication Year: 1981, Page(s): 100
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