Accession Number : AD0676972

Title :   INFORMATION SYSTEM THEORY PROJECT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : APPLIED DATA RESEARCH INC PRINCETON N J

Personal Author(s) : Holt,Anatol W.

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 359

Abstract : Project ISTP has been engaged in basic research aimed at developing theory and technique for the analysis and description of data structures. Three principal objectives were defined at the outset: Description of data structures with precision and conciseness for communication between designers, implementers, and users; Description of data structures leading to implementation insights; Description of data structures leading to evaluations of the form: Given in particular computing system and a given class of storage-and retrieval problems, how suitable is a described structure as a means of accomplishing problem solutions on the proposed equipment. This report gives the main results to date of the project. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, THEORY), INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, SET THEORY, GRAPHICS, SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE