• M. R. M. Dunsmuir
  • G. J. Davies
Part of the Macmillan Computer Science Series book series (COMPSS)


One of the most difficult steps to take in understanding the functioning of modern computer systems is crossing the divide between familiarity with the timesharing environment and a full comprehension of the system interface software which supports it.


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Further Reading

  1. S. R. Bourne (1978), The UNIX Shell, Bell Sys. Tech. J., 57(6) pp 1971–1990, 1978.Google Scholar
  2. S.R.Bourne (1982), The UNIX System, Addison Wesley.Google Scholar
  3. S. C. Johnson & D. M. Ritchie (1978), Portability of C Programs and the UNIX System, Bell Sys. Tech. J., 57 (6) pp 2021–2048, 1978.Google Scholar
  4. B. W. Kernighan & P. J. Plauger (1976), Software Tools, Addison-Wesley.zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  5. B. W. Kernighan & D. M. Ritchie (1978), The C Programming language, Prentice Hall Inc.Google Scholar
  6. B. W. Kernighan (1978), UNIX for Beginners.Google Scholar
  7. B. W. Kernighan & P.J. Plauger (1978), The Elements of Programming Style, Second Edition, Yourdon Inc.zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  8. B. W. Kernighan & Pike (1984), The UNIX Programming Environment, Prentice Hall.Google Scholar
  9. G. W. R. Luderer, J. F. Maranzano & A B. A. Tague (1978), The UNIX Operating System as a Base for Applications Bell Sys. Tech. J., 57 (6) pp 2201–2207, 1978.Google Scholar
  10. D. M. Ritchie & K. Thompson (1974), The UNIX Time-Sharing System, CACM July 1974.Google Scholar
  11. K. Thompson (1978), UNIX Implementation, Bell Sys. Tech. J., 57 (6) pp 1931–1946, 1978.Google Scholar

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  • G. J. Davies

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