Accession Number:

AD0435557

Title:

Quantitative Methods for Information Processing Systems Evaluation

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 1963-Jan 1964

Corporate Author:

AUERBACH CORP PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

278.0

Abstract:

The VECTOR process is a new procedure for producing quantitative, objective estimates of the performance of digital computer systems. The essence of the VECTOR process is the production of descriptions, in standardized formats, of the characteristics of each problem to be solved and each computer system to be considered. Furthermore, the method provides a series of synthetic measures of application unknowns, which when adapted to the variations in each computer system design enable the subjective considerations of system evaluations to be removed. Then, by means of straightforward calculations, the estimated processing time for a specific application on a specific computer configuration can readily be produced through a standard procedure.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE