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Author Mendelson, Haim
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Does Grosch's law apply in the 1980s? A look at the price and performance of computer systems concludes that there are no economies of scale in computing. Computer technology is characterized by constant returns to scale, a fact that has important implications on future centralization/decentralization decisions.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY (Mendelson, Haim)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 30
Issue Number 12
Page Count 7
Starting Page 1066
Ending Page 1072


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Source: ACM Digital Library