Edinburgh Multi Access System

Edinburgh Multi Access System

(operating system)
(EMAS) One of the first operating systems written in a high-level language (IMProved Mercury autocode), apparently predating Unix.

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Having written his thesis on the Edinburgh Multi Access System - one of the first workable computer operating systems - he landed a job in the US with Massachusetts-based Digital Equipment Corporation, where he helped lead the development of an operating system for 'mini computers'.

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