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Issue 12 • Date Dec. 1979

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): c1
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  • Simulate Realty!

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Special Message

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 3
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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Human Factors in Software Engineering

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):6 - 7
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    Software engineering is an effort to reduce the cost of producing software by raising programming productivity and lowering maintenance effort and to increase the benefits of software by extending application areas and improving service. Human factors considerations can have a major impact on the software development process and the quality of the software produced. High-level languages have incre... View full abstract»

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  • Interactive Laboratory System ILS

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 8
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  • Human Factors Experiments in Designing Interactive Systems

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):9 - 19
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    Successful industrial design gracefully unites esthetics and function at minimum cost. However, designers face special problems when they apply their skills to interactive computer systems. View full abstract»

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  • Let your LSI-11* Break the 28K Barrier With our Bank-Switching Family

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 20
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  • An Investigation of Human Factors in Software Development

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):21 - 38
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    The effects of human factors on "high-level" software properties–too intangible to quantify directly–can be inferred from the collective behavior of related "low-level" aspects. View full abstract»

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  • 1980-1981 IEEE Computer Society Scholarships for Members of Student Branch Chapters of the Computer Society

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):39 - 40
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  • Modern Coding Practices and Programmer Performance

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):41 - 49
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    The late 70' s find structured programming increasingly popular—this and other techniques are programming's future. But what does experimental evaluation say about their actual effects on programmer performance? View full abstract»

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  • Data Referencing: An Empirical Investigation

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):50 - 59
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    The language features selected affect the difficulty of the programming process. Proper choices of variables referenced and those "alive" per statement may simplify both program construction and maintenance. View full abstract»

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  • Special Feature: A Taxonomy for Valid Test Workload Generation

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):60 - 65
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    The primary purpose of this paper is to classify the computer evaluation environments in which test workloads are typically used and to discuss methods for sound test workload generation in each of these environments. The degree of representativeness that can be achieved in each environment using currently existing methodologies is also evaluated. View full abstract»

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  • Special Feature: Developing a Multiple-Instructon-Stream Single-Chip Processor

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):66 - 76
    Cited by:  Papers (10)  |  Patents (9)
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    Multiprocessing within a chip may be the next step in the evolution of single-chip microprocessors. The methodology described here achieves multiple-instruction-stream concurrency with a shared-resource pipeline architecture. View full abstract»

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  • Advance Program

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):77 - 84
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  • Special Feature: Putting Petri Nets to Work

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):85 - 94
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    Today's modeling tools, appropriate for conventional sequential systems, will be inadequate for the complex concurrent systems of the 80's. Petri nets may offer a solution. View full abstract»

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  • Software Professionals: If you're Looking for Visibility in a True Research Environment, We're Looking for you

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 95
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  • Special Feature: Microprocessor Assembly Language Draft Standard

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):96 - 109
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    Consolidating existing assembly language features, this proposed standard establishes assembly language conventions for present and future microprocessors. It is, offered here for public comment before submission to the IEEE Standards Board. View full abstract»

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  • Technical Obsolescence isn't something that Happens only to Hardware ... It Happens to People too!

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):110 - 111
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  • Workshop Report: The Science of Design

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):112 - 117
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  • The QM-1 Emulates Any Computer

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 118
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  • The Open Channel

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):119 - 121
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  • Computer Magazine Annual Index Volume 12, 1979

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):122 - 131
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  • New Products

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):132 - 136
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