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IEEE Computer Volume 15 Number 12 -- New Literature Disclosure Number: IPCOM000131570D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Nov-11
Document File: 3 page(s) / 25K

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Software Patent Institute

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True Seaborn: AUTHOR [+2]


New Literature ** Cloak and dagger communication. ** Practical Pascal. ** Illiac IV. ** Computing for kids. ** Computer crime. ** Energy management for the home. ** Buying a small business computer. Recent Microsystems Announcements

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This record contains textual material that is copyright ©; 1982 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Contact the IEEE Computer Society (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

Cloak and dagger communication.

Traditional cryptographic techniques are described as well as codes and ciphers for computers. Priced at $13.95, Codes, Ciphers, and Computers: An Introduction to Information Security (259 pp.) is available from Hayden Book Co., 50 Essex St., Rochelle Park, NJ 07662; (800) 631- 8056.

Practical Pascal.

Finance, management decisions, statistics, math, and science make up the 76 programs ready for instant use. Some Common Pascal Programs (195 pp.) is available for $14.99 from Osborne/McGraw Hill, 630 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94710, (415) 548-2805.

Illiac IV.

Architecture and hardware of the new "supercomputer" are detailed, as are applications from fluid dynamics to astronomy. Suitable for laypersons and professionals, The Illiac IV: The First Supercomputer, is available from Computer Science Press, 11 Taft Ct., Rockville, MD 20850; (301) 251 -9050.

Computing for kids.

Beginners as well can benefit from this collection of 60 short recreational and eduational Basic programs, including math, letter guessing, and Morse code. Computer Carnival is available from Wayne Green Books, Peterborough, NH 03458.

Computer crime.

Washington Crime News Services and the National Center for Computer Crime Data are introducing Computer Crime Digest, a monthly newsletter that will initially focus on seeking recovery and justice. A free cqpy is available from Dick O'Connell, WCNS, 7620 Little River Tpk., Suite 400, Annandale, VA 22003; (703) 941-6600.

Energy management for the home.

A practical guide for those who want to use a microcomputer to monitor energy consumption, Computer Assisted Home Energy Management contains five Basic programs for the 80 family of microprocessors. It is available for $16.95 (includes shipping) from Group Technology, PO Box 87, Check, VA 24072; (703) 651-3153.

IEEE Computer Society, Dec 01, 1982 Page 1 IEEE Computer Volume 15 Number 12, Pages 122-125

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IEEE Computer Volume 15 Number 12 -- New Literature

Buying a small business computer.

This pocketsize booklet is a 24-page summary of microcomputer basics. It discusses purchasing time and cost-effectiveness evaluation as well as languages, memory, and peripherals. "The Small Business Owner's Guide to Small Business Computers" is available from Pertec Computer, Mail Station 76~5, 17112 Armstrong Ave., Irvine, CA 92714.

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