Accession Number:

AD0744670

Title:

Report of the CACTOS Project: A Preliminary Investigation of Computation and Communication Trade-Offs in Military Command and Control Systems

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

149.0

Abstract:

The progress of the Computation and Communication Trade-Off Study CACTOS, conducted for the Advanced Research Projects Agency, for the purpose of determining the cost effectivity of new computer hardware, software, and communication channels for future Department of Defense requirements is reported. Efforts to conceptualize DoD information processing needs and to develop analytic models and programs are reported. Technological alternatives are examined. A network analysis model is described.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE