Accession Number : AD0667633

Title :   A FACILITY FOR EXPERIMENTATION IN MAN-MACHINE INTERACTION,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY

Personal Author(s) : Lichtenberger,W. W. ; Pirtle,M. W.

Report Date : 12 JAN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The time-sharing system involving memory relabeling, common routines, and duplex teletype operation has been in operation since April, 1965. The system is highly flexible and can provide a response time of less than one second. Memory relabeling is accomplished with no increase in access time. The number of processor modes is small (two), and mode transitions are done in such a way as to enable interrupt and user-called system routines to be independent of mode. The user machine is clean and well defined. Input/output is simpler, more foolproof, and device-independent. The user is given a variety of other services ranging from generalized file-handling capability to string processing to assemblers, compliers, debuggers, and editors. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, TIME SHARING), (*TIME SHARING, DIGITAL COMPUTERS), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, MULTIPLE OPERATION), MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, REMOTE CONTROL, DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, TELETYPE SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE