Issue No.05 - May (1978 vol.11)
J. Stockenberg , Raytheon and Brown University
Vertical migration is a technique which improves system performance by moving software primitives through layers of application program and operating system software and microcode.
J. Stockenberg, A. van Dam, "Vertical Migration for Performance Enhancement in Layered Hardware/Firmware/Software Systems", Computer, vol.11, no. 5, pp. 35-50, May 1978, doi:10.1109/C-M.1978.218182