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Title: STATE CRIMINAL JUSTICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS (STACOM) FINAL REPORT, V 4 - NETWORK DESIGN SOFTWARE USER'S GUIDE
Author(s): J J LEE
Corporate Author: National Aeronautics and Space Admin
United States of America

California Institute of Technology
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 147
Sponsoring Agency: California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91103
National Aeronautics and Space Admin
Washington, DC 20546
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: NAS7-100
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A NETWORK DESIGN PROGRAM USER'S GUIDE FOR THE STATE CRIMINAL JUSTICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS (STACOM) PROJECT IS PRESENTED.
Abstract: THE NETWORK DESIGN PROGRAM IS WRITTEN IN FORTRAN V AND IMPLEMENTED ON A UNIVAC 1108 COMPUTER UNDER THE EXEC-8 OPERATING SYSTEM. IT ENABLES THE USER TO CONSTRUCT LEAST-COST NETWORK TOPOLOGIES FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIGITAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE STACOM NETWORK IS TO PROVIDE THE TOOLS NEEDED FOR DESIGNING AND EVALUATING INTRASTATE COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. A DESCRIPTION OF THE STACOM STORAGE STRUCTURE AND OF ITS PROGRAM STRUCTURE IS PROVIDED SO THAT A USER CAN EASILY COMPREHEND ITS CAPABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS. DETAILS OF THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE ARE PRESENTED, WITH A FUNCTIONAL BLOCK DIAGRAM AND A PROGRAM LISTING WITH COMMENT STATEMENTS SO THAT A USER CAN EXPAND OR IMPROVE THE PROGRAM CAPABILITIES BY EITHER CHANGING PARAMETER VALUES OR MODIFYING THE PROGRAM ITSELF. A SAMPLE RUN STREAM USED AS A REFERENCE RUN FOR CORRECT OPERATION AND AN INPUT/OUTPUT EXAMPLE ARE PROVIDED SO THAT A USER CAN EASILY OPERATE THE PROGRAM AS A TOOL FOR NETWORK DESIGN. APPENDIXES INCLUDE A STACOM PROGRAM LISTING AND A GLOSSARY OF TERMS. VARIOUS CHARTS, FIGURES AND TABLES PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK. REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. FOR THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY, VOLUME 1 OF THIS REPORT, SEE NCJ-47221. (BAC)
Index Term(s): Computer software; Computers; Police telecommunications systems; Telecommunications; Telecommunications equipment
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