Distributed micro/minicomputer systems structure, implementation, and application by Cay Weitzman

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Electronic data processing -- Distributed processing.,
  • Microcomputers.,
  • Minicomputers.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementCay Weitzman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.D5 W44 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 403 p. :
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4417264M
ISBN 100132164817
LC Control Number79021289

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