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NCJ Number: 66515 Find in a Library
Title: BASIC OBSCIS (OFFENDER-BASED STATE CORRECTIONS INFORMATION SYSTEM) SMALL COMPUTER INSTALLATIONS
Corporate Author: SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
Sacramento, CA 95831
Search Group Inc
Sacramento, CA 95831
US Department of Justice
Grant Number: 78-SS-AX-0029
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Search Group Inc
OBSCIS Program
925 Secret River Drive
Suite H
Sacramento, CA 95831
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET DISCUSSES APPLICATION OF THE BASIC OBSCIS (OFFENDER-BASED STATE CORRECTIONS INFORMATION SYSTEMS) SOFTWARE TO A MINICOMPUTER ENVIRONMENT.
Abstract: INFORMATION PRESENTED IS BASED ON THE EXPERIENCE GAINED FROM INSTALLING BASIC OBSCIS ON AN IBM SYSTEM/34 IN KANSAS AND ON A DATA GENERAL NOVA 3/D AT SEARCH GROUP, INC. THE MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF COMPUTER HARDWARE SYSTEMS FOR OPERATING BASIC OBSCIS ARE PRESENTED, INCLUDING THE LANGUAGE, THE MEMORY CAPACITY, THE FACILITIES, THE DISK STORAGE CAPACITY, AND THE OUTPUT MECHANISMS AND PRINTERS REQUIRED FOR THE SYSTEM. THREE FUNDAMENTAL MINICOMPUTER CONFIGURATIONS ARE THEN BRIEFLY DESCRIBED AS THEY APPLY TO THE BASIC OBSCIS SOFTWARE PACKAGE--THE DEDICATED MINICOMPUTER SYSTEM WITH LOCAL INPUT TERMINALS, THE DEDICATED SYSTEM WITH MINICOMPUTERS AT INDIVIDUAL FACILITIES. FLOW CHARTS FURTHER ILLUSTRATE THE USE OF THE THREE CONFIGURATIONS. PHOTOGRAPHS AND MENTION OF OTHER RESOURCES ARE PROVIDED. SEE NCJ 66513-14.
Index Term(s): Automation; Computer aided operations; Computers; Correctional information systems; Minicomputer systems
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