Accession Number:

ADA196960

Title:

Implementation of Electronic Mail for Informal Naval Communications

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

This study focuses on electronic mail and its applications for the transfer of informal information within the Department of the Navy. Discussion of the Defense Data Network as an evolutionary development in data switching technology is provided for historical perspective. The utility of electronic mail media is evaluated with an emphasis on the human interface. A brief synopsis of electronic mail cost compared with other message delivery media telephone, postal mail, and AUTODIN is provided. The technical aspects of electronic mail involving local area networks, the Base Information Transfer System BITS, and AUTODIN are provided to demonstrate the feasibility of implementing an electronic mail system. Theses.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE