An Experimental Time-Sharing System

Corbato, Merwin-Daggett, Daley (1962)

What kind of paper is this?

Paper places itself in context.

Problems in "today's" systems

This idea of time-sharing can be thought of as one element in a line of programmer-productivity tools!

Problems in hardware:

System software requirements:

Usage problems:

709 system:

System subtleties (or why this is an important paper):

What does the time-sharing supervisor subsume in today's systems?

Research areas identified

Part II: Scheduling

Derivation of multi-level scheduling

So What?