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Microcomputers

  1. Zbigniew Stachniak

Published Online: 16 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse238

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Stachniak, Z. 2009. Microcomputers. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1860–1868.

Author Information

  1. York University, Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2009

Abstract

This article is a historical survey that covers the first two and a half decades of microcomputing.

Keywords:

  • microprogrammed computer;
  • microcomputer;
  • microcomputer programming;
  • microprocessor;
  • microcomputer hobby movement;
  • personal computer;
  • home computer