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Computer

Volume 12 Issue 5 • May 1979

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): c1
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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):4 - 6
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  • Announcing the IEEE Computer Society's Tutorial Week79

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 5
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  • Technology and Architecture for Data Management: An Overview and Perspective

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):8 - 10
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    Rapid growth of data bases in end-user applications and as powerful software development tools will make data management systems one of the greatest challenges of the 1980's and a landmark of that decade. View full abstract»

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  • Advance Program Announcement

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 11
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  • Storage Technology: Capabilities and Limitations

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):12 - 18
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    The disk remains the primary form of mass storage. Despite competing technologies, improvements in disk technology will ensure its widespread use throughout the remainder of the century. View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of Memory Hierarchies for Sequential Data Access

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):19 - 26
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    Analytic modeling techniques permit system designers to compare memory-system alternatives quickly and easily. An example is the use of buffers—or caches—on disks. View full abstract»

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  • Current Trends in Data Base Systems

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):27 - 41
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    Tomorrow's data base systems will be organized around a common architecture, data distribution techniques, and new specialized processors. View full abstract»

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  • System R: A Relational Data Base Management System

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):42 - 48
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    A relational approach makes this experimental data base management system unusually easy to install and use. Some of the decisions made in System R design in order to enhance usability also offer major bonuses in other areas. View full abstract»

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  • Special Feature A Keynote Address on Concurrent Programming

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):50 - 56
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    Delivered at COMPSAC 78, this address draws a parallel between the major development phases of the first 20 years of concurrent programming and the present challenge of distributed computing. View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 57
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  • Special Feature Microprocessors in Japan — Status in 1978

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):58 - 63
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    By the third quarter of 1978, ten Japanese companies were producing some 80 types of microprocessors, including 61 original products. Both the rate of new product introductions and the directions of these developments are impressive. View full abstract»

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  • Special Feature Microcomputer Applications in Japan

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):64 - 74
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    JEIDA, the Japan Electronic Industries Development Association, recently surveyed the state of the applications art in Japan. The most striking features of the study were its scope and the richness of the answers obtained. View full abstract»

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  • Sig Graph 79

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 75
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  • Conference Report VLSI Architecture, Design, and Fabrication

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):76 - 78
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  • The Open Channel

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):79 - 81
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  • New Products

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):82 - 86
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  • New Literature

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 86
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  • Recent IC Announcements

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 87
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  • Recent Microsystems Announcements

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 88
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  • New Applications & Recent Research

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):89 - 90
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  • Update: information for the computer systems design professional

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

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s):95 - 98
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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1979, Page(s): 99
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