Accession Number : ADA023692
Title : Communications Processors: Categories, Applications, and Trends
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA
Personal Author(s) : Mahoney, K T
Report Date : Mar 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 56
Abstract : Communication processor applications are expanding as the trend continues towards distributed processing in information systems. This report identifies and describes the major categories of communications processors. As an example of current applications, the use of communications processors within existing systems is detailed. The potential impact of emerging technologies on the design and use of communications processors is discussed. Tradeoffs and guidelines in selecting a device for a specific application are included, with manufacturer models presented as illustrations.
Descriptors : *COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS , *FRONT END PROCESSORS , NETWORKS , MILITARY APPLICATIONS , DATA LINKS , MESSAGE PROCESSING , HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGES , INFORMATION PROCESSING , MINICOMPUTERS , MICROPROCESSORS , COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION , MICROCOMPUTERS
Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE