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Issue 4 • Date April 1979

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): c1
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  • Performance Measurement and Evaluation

    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 Messages

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 3 - 4
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  • Advance with Technology

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 5
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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 6 - 7
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  • Sperry Univac Offers Research and Development Oppurtunities in Software and Systems Technology

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 8
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  • Moving Toward a Standard Military Computer Family

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 9 - 10
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    The three papers that follow this introduction describe a number of technical issues that have arisen out of studies sponsored by the three services. The end goal of the studies is to determine how best, if at all, the military should standardize its computer systems. View full abstract»

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  • A Bus System for the Military Computer Family

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 11 - 23
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    A number of perplexing technical issues must be resolved as bus designs for the MCF systems are implemented. Their resolution could have an industry-wide effect. View full abstract»

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  • Build the Systems of the Future on the Foundation of Addison-Wesley's Systems Programming Series

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 24 - 25
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  • Architectural Efficiency Measures: An Overview of Three Studies

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 26 - 33
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    Some computer architectures are inherently more efficient than others, and three parameters help system specifiers and designers pick the best–independent of hardware. The winners are likely to become military standards. View full abstract»

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  • Here it is: Rolm's MSE Mil-Spec Eclipse Computer System

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 34
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  • Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Instruction-Set Architecture Standardization for Military Computer Systems

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 35 - 47
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    Standardizing on a single efficient computer architecture can save the military billions of dollars over the next couple decades. The challenge is finding that single best candidate. An econometric model shows how. View full abstract»

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  • Rolm's 1602B:An Army Standard Computer Designed for Full Integrated Logistics Support

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 40
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  • FTCS-9

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 48 - 49
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  • Your Career Path Leads to Honeywell-Phoenix

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 50
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  • Special Feature Zork: A Computerized Fantasy Simulation Game

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 51 - 59
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    Is magic real? Do swords glow if the enemy is nearby? In the demonic world of Zork, a simulated universe entices the player into a new form of problem solving. View full abstract»

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  • Conference Announcement

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 60
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  • Pascal: An Overview

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 61 - 66
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    Pascal–even with its flaws–offers significant advantages over simplistic languages such as Fortran or Basic, without requiring the enormous resources of PL/I or Algol 68. View full abstract»

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  • Advance Program Announcement

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 67
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  • Toward a Pascal Standard

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 68 - 82
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    With a number of standards organizations involved in the effort, the Pascal community may obtain a recognized standard later this year. The draft definition is presented here. View full abstract»

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  • Join the Class of'79 National Computer Conference June 4-7

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 83
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  • Compcon79 Spring Wrap-up

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 84 - 91
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  • Awards

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 89
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  • Compcon Wrap-up

    Publication Year: 1979 , Page(s): 91 - 93
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