IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 8 • Aug. 1988

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  • Automating system control functions in the Defense Communications System

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):8 - 12
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    The Defense Communications System (DCS) is described that provides long-haul, point-to-point, and switched network telecommunications for the US Department of Defense and other authorized government agencies. The DCS consists of a number of subsystems including circuit-switched voice and data, secure voice, packet data, and message processing networks. These networks utilize terrestrial, radio, an... View full abstract»

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  • Why are ISDN standards important?

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):13 - 15
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    The advantages offered by the integrated services digital network (ISDN) to US Department of Defense (DoD) communications in terms of interoperability provides a framework for a discussion of ISDN standards. The standards organizations working on ISDN and network protocol standards are described, and their relationship to each other is delineated. The status of the standards being developed is dis... View full abstract»

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  • Making reuse pay: the SIDPERS-3 RAPID Center

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):16 - 24
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    The US Army Information Systems Engineering Command (ISEC), which develops and maintains Standard Army Multicommand Information Systems (STAMIS), asked the author's company to examine the feasibility of the RAPID software library concept, to assess the potential for software reuse in traditional MIS applications. (RAPID is an acronym for Reusable Ada Packages for Information system Development.) T... View full abstract»

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  • Security guards: issues and approaches

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):25 - 29
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    The issue of security, which is considered to be the final hurdle to be overcome in achieving interoperability of US Army computer systems, is discussed. In particular, the problem of transferring data across security boundaries is examined. The primary concern is to defend against unauthorized disclosure of high-side (e.g. top secret) data to low-side (e.g. secret) users. This might be caused by ... View full abstract»

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  • Identification of expert systems applications for management support within the Army

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):30 - 32
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    The author examines existing applications of expert systems technology (both implemented and prototypes) in industry. He identifies similar needs for decision support in the US Army staff. He suggests ways in which expert systems might productively be used by the US Army staff.<> View full abstract»

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