Accession Number : AD0807689

Title :   AN EXPANDING COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MOORE SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s) : Ostrand, Thomas Joseph

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : The IBM 7040 computer has been programmed in the MAP language to simulate a computer operating system called the growing machine. The fundamental goal has been a system with the ability to expand its library of programs, storage devices, and functions as the user requires in a simple and effective manner. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIGITAL COMPUTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), (*MEMORY DEVICES, DIGITAL COMPUTERS), (*PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS), THESES, SIMULATION, CORE STORAGE, MAGNETIC CORES, SUBROUTINES, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, FLOW CHARTING, SYNTAX.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE