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Author Baldwin, Carliss Y
Title Design Rules : The Power of Modularity
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2000
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (480 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The MIT Press Ser. ; v.1
The MIT Press Ser
Note Design Rules -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Artifacts, Designs, and the Structure of Industries -- The Microstructure of Designs -- What Is Modularity? -- The Economic System Surrounding Artifacts and Designs -- The Modular Operators -- The Origins of Modularity in Early Computer Designs -- Creating System/360, the First Modular Computer Family -- Enterprise Design: A Task Structure plus a Contract Structure -- Design Options and Design Evolution -- The Value of Modularity- Splitting and Substitution -- All Modules Are Not Created Equal -- The Value of Augmenting and Excluding -- The Value of Inverting and Porting -- The Emergence of Modular Clusters -- Competition among Hidden Modules and Industry Evolution -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Baldwin, Carliss Y. Design Rules : The Power of Modularity Cambridge : MIT Press,c2000 9780262024662
Subject Electronic digital computers -- Design and construction -- History.;Modularity (Engineering);Computer industry -- History.;Industrial organization
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Alt Author Clark, Kim B
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