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EMAS - The Edinburgh Multi-Access System

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Harry Whitfield


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EMAS is a general-purpose time-sharing system for the ICL System 4-75 computer, with provision for fully interactive and background processing. It is a virtual memory system with a three level storage hierarchy.An outline description of the system is given together with a more detailed description of the paging and scheduling software, which is based on the working set concept. Detailed performance figures are included.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Whitfield H, Wight AS

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Computer Journal

Year: 1973

Volume: 16

Issue: 4

Pages: 331-346

ISSN (print): 0010-4620

ISSN (electronic): 1460-2067

Publisher: Oxford University Press


DOI: 10.1093/comjnl/16.4.331


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