Language mechanisms for context switching and protection in level structured operating systems by Martin S. McKendry

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Published by Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Ill .

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  • Operating systems (Computers),
  • Programming languages (Electronic computers)

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Statementby Martin S. McKendry.
SeriesReport / Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ;, no. UIUCDCS-R-81-1078, Report (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Computer Science) ;, no. UIUCDCS-R-81-1078.
ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Computer Science.
LC ClassificationsQA76 .I4 no. 1078
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Paginationv leaves, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
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Open LibraryOL3144901M
LC Control Number82622606

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