Accession Number:

AD0767438

Title:

ARPA Policy-Formulation Interrogation Network

Descriptive Note:

Semiannual technical rept. 6 Mar-6 Sep 1973

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR THE FUTURE MENLO PARK CA

Report Date:

1973-09-15

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

The report describes progress made in the development of network- oriented system for teleconferencing. The program is called FORUM. Most of the preliminary software tests have now been completed. The current version Release 4 follows the specifications given in the previous semiannual report, of which the general systems features of the Programmers, Chairmans, and Respondents Guides are still applicable. The present document addresses itself more specifically to a review of practical experience in the use of FORUM both at the Institute and within the ARPANET community. It is divided into three sections describing 1 the current program status 2 user experience to date and 3 implementation plans beyond Release 4. An analysis of user reaction at USC- ISE is described in the second section of the report, with background data as a special appendix to the report.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE