Accession Number : AD0765203

Title :   Generalized Data Base Management Systems and Selected Air Force Applications.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ACADEMY COLO DEPT OF ASTRONAUTICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Winkler,Anthony J. ; Rhymer,Paul P. ; Singer,Jonathan A. ; Lucash,John A. ; Miller,Robert K.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 171

Abstract : The report discusses the generalized data base management systems (GDBMS) with case studies to illustrate the concepts discussed in the tutorial section. An introduction to the functional components of a GDBMS, their interrelationship and their purpose is presented. Data and storage structures and their influence on the GDBMS and its associated operating system are discussed. There is a discussion on the GDBMS user environment and operational considerations. Included also are questions related to the rationale/requirements problem of GDBMSs. The case studies are all Air Force related GDBMSs. Systems discussed are the Headquarters USAF Military Personnel System - System 2.5, the Machine Independent Data Management System (MIDMS), the Program Assisted Concole Evaluation and Review System (PACER), the SACCS Force Management Information System, and the Strategic Air Command Generalized Information System. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR FORCE, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), (*MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL), DATA PROCESSING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE