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Fourth Generation Computer
« on: October 14, 2018, 08:44:14 PM »
The period of the fourth generation was 1971-1980. The fourth generation computers were made using very large scale integration technology. Tens of thousands of components were packed on a single chip, the size of a fingernail. It led to the development of the microprocessor. Magnetic core memories were replaced by semiconductor memories. Personal computer operating systems were developed during this period.
Graphics User Interface (GUI) technology was exploited to offer more comfort to users. PCs became more affordable and widespread during this period.
A significant development in software was the development of concurrent programming languages like ADA. Another notable development was the introduction of interactive graphics devices and language interfaces to graphics systems.

Advantages of Fourth Generation of Computer:
» More powerful and reliable than previous generations.
» Small in size
» Fan for heat discharging and thus to keep cold.
» Fast processing power with less power consumption
» No air conditioning required.
» Totally general purpose
» Less need of repair.
» Commercial production
» All types of High-level languages can be used in this type of computers
» Cheapest among all generations

Disadvantages of Fourth Generatin of Computer:
» The latest technology is required for manufacturing of Microprocessors.

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Re: Fourth Generation Computer
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2018, 08:44:29 PM »
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