Accession Number:

ADA023692

Title:

Communications Processors: Categories, Applications, and Trends

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE