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IEEE Computer Volume 16 Number 2 -- New Literature

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000131596D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Nov-11
Document File: 6 page(s) / 32K

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Software Patent Institute

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Abstract

New Literature ** Basic solid-state electronics. ** Microcomputer software. ** Apple for beginners. ** All about Ethernet. ** Programming languages. ** Keyboard design. Recent Microsystems Announcements NEW APPLICATIONS & RECENT RESEARCH * Optical fiber system guides visitors at Disney's EPCOT * Software for ice cream shops * Computers sell wool in New Zealand * System cleans up insurance mess after Colorado storms

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THIS DOCUMENT IS AN APPROXIMATE REPRESENTATION OF THE ORIGINAL.

This record contains textual material that is copyright ©; 1983 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Contact the IEEE Computer Society http://www.computer.org/ (714-821-8380) for copies of the complete work that was the source of this textual material and for all use beyond that as a record from the SPI Database.

New Literature

Basic solid-state electronics.

This five-volume course presenting solid-state electronics in terms of the overall information management system is a revised edition of Basic Electronics, the civilian version of the US Navy Common-Core Training Program. Each text is $6.95, and the entire set of Basic Solid- State Electronics is $34.75. The course is available from Hayden Book Company, 50 Essex St., Rochelle Park, NJ 07662; (201) 843-0550.

Microcomputer software.

Intended as an information source on microcomputer database management packages, Data Base Management Systems defines the capabilities of three categories of database management systems: file, relational, and network/hierarchical. It is available in paperback for $16.95 from Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 630 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94710; (415) 548-2805.

Apple for beginners.

The authors explain how to make full use of the facilities available on the Apple personal computer through a learnby-doing approach. Special emphasis is placed on graphics and color. The A pole Personal Computerfor Beginners is available for $12.95 from Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632; (201) 592-2348.

All about Ethernet.

The Ethernet Handbook includes select product descriptions for over 40 vendors, Ethernet specifications, a designer's handbook, articles, company contacts, and case studies. The price is $125, and the book is available from Shotwell and Associates, 680 Beach St., Suite 481, San Francisco, CA 94109; (415)474- 6663.

Programming languages.

This comprehensive anthology on programming languages contams an organized collection of articles and language reference materials for students and professional scientists. Programming Languages: A Grand Tour is available from Computer Science Press, 11 Taft Ct., Rockville, MD 20850; (301) 251-9050.

Keyboard design.

This 16-page brochure describing design considerations for micromotion membrane keyboards covers keyboard types, graphics and aesthetics, design and manufacturing, and quality

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IEEE Computer Volume 16 Number 2 -- New Literature

assurance, and it includes tables, checklists, and a glossary. It is available from Rogers Corporation, Flexible Circuits Division, PO Box 700, Chandler, AZ 85224.

Recent Microsystems Announcements

A continuing new products feature

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