Chapter 17: Hardware/software relationships in distributed computer systems

  • E. Douglas Jensen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 105)


The desireability of increased synergism between the hardware and software of computer systems has become a cliche, but unfortunately without being significantly reflected in practice. One of the principle aspects of our research in distributed computer systems has been to actually apply these arguments in the implementations and explore their ramifications. The examples herein were largely derived from that experience.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Douglas Jensen
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCarnegie-Mellon UniversityUSA

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