Issue No. 01 - January-March (2008 vol. 30)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2008.3
The history of the computer time-sharing industry is one of the unwritten chapters in the overall history of computing. In this article, we show that the time-sharing industry constituted a major sector of the computer services industry until the early 1980s, when time-sharing was made obsolescent by the personal computer.
Time sharing computer systems, History, Computer industry, Industrial economics, Microcomputers, Operating systems, Information systems, Personal communication networks, Heart, Costs, time-sharing computer systems, computer networks, computer services, economics
"Economic Perspectives on the History of the Computer Time-Sharing Industry, 1965-1985," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 30, no. , pp. 16-36, 2008.