Artifact Details

Title

MIT Project Athena: a model for distributed campus computing

Catalog Number

102701264

Type

Text

Date

1991

Author

Champine, George A.

Publisher

Digital Press

Identifying Numbers

ISBN10 1555580726
LCCN 91-10948

Extent

300 p.

Dimensions

9.8 in.

Description

Book contains a lengthy handwritten note from the author to Gordon [Bell]. Contents: Covers the design, implementation and performance of Project Athena - a production system of networked workstations intended to replace time-sharing as the preferred model of computing at MIT. The book is divided into four parts, covering management, pedagogy, technology and administration. Appendixes describe the deployment of Project Athena systems at five other schools, provide guidelines for installation and recommends end-user policies.

Category

Book

Series Title

Educational Networking

Credit

Gift of C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X2953.2005