Initial selection and screening of the CFA candidate computer architectures

Samuel H. Fuller, Harold S. Stone, William E. Burr
<span title="">1977</span> <i title="ACM Press"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/4agqxjodzbejhgxmujtmvzj4t4" style="color: black;">Proceedings of the June 13-16, 1977, national computer conference on - AFIPS &#39;77</a> </i> &nbsp;
The initial selection criteria that were developed and used by the Army/Navy Computer Family Architecture (CFA) committee in their evaluation of alternative computer architectures is presented in this article. These initial criteria were used in this first phase of the CF A evaluation process to reduce the number of computer architectures from the original set of nine to the most promising three or four architectures for the more intensive evaluation discussed in the companion articles.4,6,S
more &raquo; ... machines selected by this initiai ranking and sl:reening process for runher evaiuation were the Interdata 8/32, DEC PDP-II, and the IBM S/370. From the collection of the Computer History Museum (www.computerhistory.org)
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