Computer

Volume 13 Issue 4 • April 1980

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  • Computer

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): c1
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  • Hellman Associates Seminars–A Dynamic Experience in Professional Growth Error Correcting & Detecting Codes with Applications to Computer System Design

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): c2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Special Message

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 3
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  • Technical Committees of the IEEE Computer Society

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • About the cover

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 7
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  • Analytical Queueing Models

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):9 - 11
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    Increased use of analytical performance models can be attributed, in part, to a very simple fact: they work. View full abstract»

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  • Queueing Models of Computer Systems

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):13 - 24
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    Benchmarking is older. Simulation is more popular. But analytical queueing models may offer the most cost-effective technique for computer system performance modeling. View full abstract»

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  • Approximate Solution of Queueing Models

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):25 - 32
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    A variety of phenomena and interactions defy exact analytic modeling. Approximation can provide a reasonably accurate solution of a realistic model and is computationally inexpensive. View full abstract»

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  • Measuring and Calculating Queue Length Distributions

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):33 - 44
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    Operational analysis, an alternative to stochastic analysis based on measurable variables rather than abstract parameters, simplifies proofs of formulas for computing response times and queue lengths. View full abstract»

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

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):45 - 46
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  • A Model for Computer Configuration Design

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):47 - 54
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    The Lagrange multiplier method unravels the configuration design problem. It guarantees a global solution that optimizes device speeds and main memory size. View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 55
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  • Special Feature: Methods, Styles, and Attitudes in the Programming Language Classroom

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):58 - 65
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    This survey of approaches to programming language instruction stresses the need for empirical research into their effectiveness. View full abstract»

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  • Technology Transfer Institute Seminars of Excellence Presents Reduce your Computing Queues

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 66
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  • Tutorial: Data Structures, Types, and Abstractions

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):67 - 77
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    Understanding data structures, types, and abstractions not only is important in modularizing a software system but also leads to increased system clarity and reliability. View full abstract»

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  • The Open Channel

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):79 - 80
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  • New Products

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):82 - 87
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  • Recent IC Announcements

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 88
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  • Recent Microsystems Announcements

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 89
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  • New Applications & Recent Research

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):91 - 92
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  • Classified Ads

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):93 - 95
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  • Update: information for the computer systems design professional

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):96 - 102
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  • How to Get the Most Mileage from the World's Largest Computer Conference

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 101
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  • Call for Papers

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 103
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