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Issue No.01 - January-March (2008 vol.30)
pp: 92-95
ABSTRACT
Under the leadership of Gordon Moore, Fairchild Semiconductor embarked on the design of a high-level time-sharing computer, Symbol IIR. In the mid-1960s, the falling costs of semiconductors made hardware seem like the logical design choice to replace common software functions. Symbol embodied that design, but to what effect?
INDEX TERMS
computer design, high-level language, LSI application, time-shared
CITATION
Stanley Mazor, "Fairchild Symbol Computer", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.30, no. 1, pp. 92-95, January-March 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.5
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