Infotech, Berkshire England, 1977, 566 pages in 2 volumes and slipcase.
Condition: Very Good 2 volumes 8,5x11 black cardstock glossy softcovers, in Good black cloth cardboard slipcase; bindings are sound and secure, pages clean; slipcase cloth ripped along base approx. 3 inches, shows some other edgewear and corner bumped, but still sturdy.
Categories: 1970's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, Hardware, Human-Computer Interaction, Minicomputers, Programming and Programming Languages, Assembly and Machine Language, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Conference Proceedings, Miscellaneous, Word Processing, Data Processing
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Item DescriptionInfotech State of the Art Report 1977, Includes Origins of Distributed Processing, historical context centralization, distributed processing; Technological Factor; Impact of the Minicomputer (1977), hardware technology, software for minis etc; Communications networks; Economic factors, Organizational factors, Distributed Data Bases, System Design and development, more
Separate volume of Invited Papers includes, Support for Distributed Systems (Beer); Distributed Data Bases (Booth); Developments in Intelligent Terminal Applications (Coulouris); Office Automation and Word Processing - distributed processing power (Haider); Issues in Centralization of Computing (Reynolds) and Decentralization of Computing; much more.