The GM multiple console time sharing system

  title={The GM multiple console time sharing system},
  author={R. R. Brown and J. L. Elshoff and M. R. Ward},
  journal={ACM SIGOPS Oper. Syst. Rev.},
General Motors Research Laboratories found in 1968 that no operating system, in existence or anticipated, was capable of supporting the demands of a large number of graphic terminals at a reasonable cost. Since a clear need for such a system was at hand, the Computer Science Department embarked on a project of hardware selection and software design and implementation. The total operating system is described here in five papers. They emphasize respectively l) the project background and major… Expand
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