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Microcomputers

"Microcomputers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Small computers using LSI (large-scale integration) microprocessor chips as the CPU (central processing unit) and semiconductor memories for compact, inexpensive storage of program instructions and data. They are smaller and less expensive than minicomputers and are usually built into a dedicated system where they are optimized for a particular application. "Microprocessor" may refer to just the CPU or the entire microcomputer.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Microcomputers" by people in this website by year, and whether "Microcomputers" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1991 and 2012
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