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Part 5

The PMS level

This part presents the PMS structure dimension of the computer space. The sections are arranged in order of increasing organizational structure complexity. The sections are as follows; 1 Pc; 1 Pc with multiple Pio; multiprocessing with n Pc; parallel processing with n Pc; computers which are networks; and networks of computers.

In Chap. 37 Lehman defines the terms multiprogramming, multiprocessing, and parallel processing.


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