Computer Architecture

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute held in St. Raphael, France, 12–24 September, 1976

  • Guy G. Boulaye
  • Douglas W. Lewin

Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 32)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. C. Gordon Bell
    Pages 1-38
  3. Guy G. Boulaye
    Pages 39-48
  4. Donald W. Davies
    Pages 49-56
  5. Donald W. Davies
    Pages 57-74
  6. Donald W. Davies
    Pages 75-96
  7. Frederick G. Heath
    Pages 141-170
  8. Douglas Lewin
    Pages 217-234
  9. F. H. Sumner
    Pages 235-264
  10. Wayne T. Wilner
    Pages 265-293

About these proceedings


This book presents as formal papers nearly all of the lectures given at the NATO advanced summer institute on Computer Architecture held at St. Raphael, France from September 12th - 24th 1976. It was not possible to include an important paper by G. Amdahl on the 470V6 System, nor papers by Mde. A. Recoque on distributed processing, Messrs. A. Maison and G. Debruyne on LSI technology, and K. Bowden. Computer architecture is a very diverse and expanding subject, consequently it was decided to limit the scope of the School to five main subject areas. These were: specific computer architectures, language orientated machines, associative processing, computer networks and specification and design methods. In addition an overall emphasis was placed on distributed and parallel processing and the need for an integrated hardware-software approach to design. Though some introductory material is included, this book is primarily intended for workers in the field of computer science and engineering who wish to update themselves on current topics in computer architecture. The main work of the School is well reflected in the collected papers, but it is impossible to convey the benefits obtained from the discussion groups and the continuous dialogue that was maintained throughout the School. The Editors would like to acknowledge with thanks the support of the NATO Scientific Affairs Division, who financed the School, and the European Research Office of the U.S. Army and the National Science Foundation for providing travel grants.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Guy G. Boulaye
    • 1
  • Douglas W. Lewin
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. de Mathématiques et InformatiqueRennesFrance
  2. 2.Dept. of Electrical Engineering and ElectronicsMiddlesexUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-1228-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-1226-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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