Hierarchical computer systems for on-line applications

  • R. L. Ashenhurst
Part of the FASEB Monographs book series (FASEBM, volume 2)

Abstract

Experiments in the physical and biomedical sciences are becoming increasingly dependent on digital systems for on-line control and data gathering. This mode of operation has received enormous impetus from the advent of the minicomputer, functioning as a flexible and inexpensive control device. Although much has been accomplished in the development of efficient facilities for the off-line processing and analysis of experimental data, a comparable effort has been slow to develop for on-line digital systems forming part of an experimental setup.

Keywords

Magnetic Tape Hierarchical System Card Reader Backup Service Disperse Point 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Ashenhurst
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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