Computer

Issue 4 • April 1978

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): c1
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  • Computer/Communication Seminars of Excellence [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • From the President

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 3
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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 4
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  • Update: information for the computer systems design professional

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):5 - 115
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  • Compsac78

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 7
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  • Erratum, January Issue

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 8
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    E. Douglas Jensen's article, "The Honeywell Experimental Distributed Processor–An Overview," in the January Computer contained an extra section heading, "Homomorphism and integrity," on p. 30. No heading was intended by the author at this point. We regret the error. View full abstract»

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  • Speed and Thruput...That's CSPI'S Idea of Array Processing

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 9
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  • Program Testing [Guest editor's introduction]

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):10 - 12
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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  • Idea is the Foundation of Innovation [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 13
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  • Tutorial: Static Analysis and Dynamic Testing of Computer Software

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):14 - 23
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    Computer programs can be checked for errors statically and dynamically. Static analysis looks for structural and semantic faults in programs. Dynamic analysis affirms proper operation—and helps identify errors. View full abstract»

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  • NCC'78 The Record Breaker

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 24
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  • Program Instrumentation and Software Testing

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):25 - 32
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    The program tester needs to know what goes on inside a program as it executes during a test Instrumentation methods permit collection of testing coverage data without modifying the logical properties of programs being tested. View full abstract»

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  • Advance Program Announcement

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 33
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  • Hints on Test Data Selection: Help for the Practicing Programmer

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):34 - 41
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    In many cases tests of a program that uncover simple errors are also effective in uncovering much more complex errors. This so-called coupling effect can be used to save work during the testing process. View full abstract»

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  • Distributed Processing Trends and Applications

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):42 - 43
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  • Automatic Software Test Drivers

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):44 - 50
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    Typical testing activities may involve many hundreds of tests. An automatic software test driver assists the tester by managing all of the test data, and automatically running the tests. Savings during regression testing can be significant. View full abstract»

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  • Applications of Symbolic Execution to Program Testing

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):51 - 60
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    The advanced method of symbolic evaluation can be applied to program testing situations with results close to those of formal correctness proofs–but without the high cost. View full abstract»

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  • Software Professionals

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):61 - 62
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  • The Eighth International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 63
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  • Special Feature Component Progress: Its Effect on High-Speed Computer Architecture and Machine Organization

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):64 - 76
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    Anyone concerned with understanding the past, present, and future of high-speed computing must of necessity focus on progress in the components field. He must formulate searching questions about the outlook of that technology and how it affects progress in high-speed computer development. View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers The Second Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 77
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  • Compcon Spring Wrap-Up

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):78 - 85
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    Despite the current widespread preoccupation with microcomputers and small-scale, low-cost computing, there are certain kinds of scientific problems that appear to be solvable only through large computers. This, according to Seymour Cray of Cray Research, Inc., is the chief answer to the rhetorical question posed by the title of his COMPCON Spring 78 keynote speech, "Why Bother With Large Computer... View full abstract»

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  • The Limits of Silicon

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):79 - 80
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