Accession Number : ADA016662


Title :   A Research Program in Computer Technology


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 17 May 1974-30 Jun 1975


Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MARINA DEL REY INFORMATION SCIENCES INST


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a016662.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1975


Pagination or Media Count : 98


Abstract : This report summarizes the research performed by USC/Information Sciences Institute from 17 May 1974 to 30 June 1975. The research is aimed at applying computer science and technology to problem areas of high DoD/military impact. The ISI program consists of eight research areas: Program Verification- -logical proof of program validity; Programming Research Instrument--development of a major time-shared microprogramming facility; Automatic Programming--the study of acquiring and using problem knowledge for program generation; Protection Analysis--methods of assessing the viability of security mechanisms of operating systems; Information Automation--development of a user-oriented message service for large-scale military requirements; Network Secure Communication--work on low-bandwidth, secure voice transmission using an asynchronous packet-switched network; Special Projects--further development of Xerox Graphics Printer facilities; and ARPANET TENEX Service--operation of TENEX service and continuing development of advanced support equipment.


Descriptors :   *COMPUTER APPLICATIONS , COMPUTER PROGRAMMING , COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS , SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , SECURE COMMUNICATIONS , MICROPROGRAMMING , DATA PROCESSING SECURITY , COMPUTER GRAPHICS


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Systems
      Computer Systems Management and Standards


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE