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Computer

Issue 2 • Feb. 1979

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): c1
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  • 1979 Seminars on Computer Software Presented by the World's Leading Experts

    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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  • Everybody Wins... in the Great IEEE Computer Society Membership Race

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • What Every Educator should Know About Desk-Top Computers

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 8
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  • 1978 Asilomar Workshop on Microprocessors

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 9
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  • Architecture of a New Microprocessor

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):10 - 21
    Cited by:  Papers (11)  |  Patents (1)
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    Increased capabilities, architectural compatibility, and clearly defined interfaces were the chief architectural goals of Zilog's new Z8000 microprocessor family. Here is an account of how those goals were met for two members of that family— the Z8000 CPU and the MMU. View full abstract»

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  • The Intel MCS-48 Microcomputer Family: A Critique

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):22 - 31
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    A System designer and teacher, who has made liberal use of microcomputers in his own work and whose students have designed 8048 processors, reviews the capabilities and limitations of the MCS-48 family of microcomputers. View full abstract»

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  • State Description Techniques Applied to Industrial Machine Control

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):32 - 40
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    A state language, useful for describing the control software for appliances and industrial machines, has been used with a programmable industrial sewing machine, yielding benefits much like those of structured programming. View full abstract»

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  • 4th Conference on Local Computer Networks

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 41
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  • Introducing the Low Cost Alternative for Factory, Depot, and Field Board Repair

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 42
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  • Microsystems a Microprocessor Architecture for a Changing World: The Motorola 68000

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):43 - 52
    Cited by:  Papers (27)  |  Patents (7)
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    The first implementation of a new microprocessor architecture promises to narrow the gap between the power of very small and very large computers. View full abstract»

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  • Microsystems Macro-Assemblers and Macro-Based Languages in Microprocessor Software Development

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):53 - 64
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    Using a conventional macro-assembler as a multi-target cross-assembler and cross-compiler, the authors developed portable algorithmic code for microprocessor controllers. View full abstract»

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  • Idea is the Foundation of Innovation

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 65
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  • Special Feature An Introduction to Algorithm Design

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):66 - 78
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    Fast algorithms dramatically decrease run time for certain tasks. Designing them offers not only the promise of better performance but also a better understanding of the problems underlying all computational tasks. View full abstract»

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  • Special Feature Evolved Software for the 80's

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):79 - 82
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    To reach a better balance between free innovation and disciplined construction, we must bring an experimental element to software engineering, creating a modifiable and configurable software inventory composed of reusable and verified program parts. View full abstract»

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  • Need Money?

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 83
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  • Workshop Report: Software Quality Assurance Standards Under Development

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):84 - 85
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  • Workshop Report: Dedicated Microcomputers for Defense and Industry

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):86 - 88
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  • The Open Channel

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):89 - 90
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  • New Products

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):91 - 94
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  • New Literature

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 94
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  • Recent IC Announcements

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 95
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  • Recent Microsystems Announcements

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 96
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Computer, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, publishes peer-reviewed articles written for and by computer researchers and practitioners representing the full spectrum of computing and information technology, from hardware to software and from emerging research to new applications. 

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Lancaster University
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