Accession Number : AD0458585


Title :   WEAPON SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (WSEIAC). DATA COLLECTION + MANAGEMENT REPORTS.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. of Task Group 3.


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND WASHINGTON DC


Report Date : Jan 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 259


Abstract : This report discusses the acquisition, control, reporting, summarizing and retrieving of data as it pertains to system effectiveness. Section II provides a summary of the main body of the report, which comprises Sections III, IV and V. Section III covers data acquisition and data elements in detail. Section IV discusses a System Effectiveness Information Central (SEIC) and a System Information Bank (SIB) for System Project Office use, and in addition presents some of the problems on information retrieval. Section V discusses Management Summaries, and gives many examples and suggestions on how to present summarized data. Numerous conclusions and recommendations resulting from the efforts of Task Group III are in corporated as Sections VI and VII. The three appendixes to the report contain, respectively, samples of reporting forms; a survey of languages and systems for information retrieval; and examples of proposed system effectiveness matrixes. (Author)


Descriptors :   *WEAPON SYSTEMS , *MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING , AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND , COLLECTING METHODS , DATA PROCESSING , REPORTS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE