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Author Weinreb, Daniel ♦ Moon, David
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Abstract This 471-page, softcover manual describes the programming language and software environment of the Lisp Machine developed at M.I.T.'s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory over the past 8 years. The Lisp Machine is the result of a successful experiment in computer science: a distributed computing system consisting of a network of powerful 32-bit personal computers, implemented with custom hardware and software as complete, interactive graphical workstations. Each machine consists of a 32-bit computer with 64 megabytes of virtual memory, 1 to 16 megabytes of main memory, 80 megabytes (or larger) disk, 800x900 graphics display (color optional), mouse, keyboard, speaker and 4 million bit/second local network interface, which allows connections to other Lisp Machines, primers and file servers.
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1973-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGART Bulletin (SGAR)
Issue Number 78
Page Count 1
Starting Page 10
Ending Page 10


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