Accession Number:

ADP003091

Title:

Open Systems Interconnection for the Defence Community,

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Corporate Author:

OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LAB TN

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Report Date:

1984-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The area of Open Systems Interconnection is a very active area. This paper attempts to give some idea of what is going on but does not claim to be complete or current. However, the concept of a layered approach to communication standards is generally accepted and the OSI Reference Model appears to be successful as a working approach toward integration of the many standards involved in open connection. The Reference Model is not in itself a communication standard but rather a framework for standards development. As such, it will permit evolution of standards as needed in a changing technology, while providing a coherent approach to the many problems involved in Open Systems Interconnection.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE