Economies and economics of network computers

  • Edward K. BowdonSr.
  • William J. Barr
Part of the FASEB Monographs book series (FASEBM, volume 2)


Network computers have evolved for reasons of economics and efficiency. A network computer is a set of computer systems which have been interconnected to achieve some common purpose: be it increased reliability, load sharing, or resource sharing. The major goal of most network computers presently in existence or planned is resource sharing (4, 10, 13). The operational and managerial advantages that may be derived from resource sharing and the attendant problems of network resource management are discussed in (14).


Resource Sharing Computing Service Unique Resource Network Resource Management Source Sharing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward K. BowdonSr.
    • 1
    • 3
  • William J. Barr
    • 2
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Bell Telephone LaboratoriesPiscatawayUSA
  3. 3.University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA

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