Accession Number:

ADA003456

Title:

Programmable Calculator-Minicomputer Tradeoffs.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

This thesis considers the tradeoffs involved in the selection of a computing device for general purpose tasks either on board a Naval vessel or at a shore installation. Three different means of computing are compared type-one, a programmable algebraic calculator using a postfix notation type-two, a programmable calculator using a BASIC language micro-programmed interpreter and type-three, a minicomputer with software language interpreters and compilers.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE