Accession Number : AD0813585

Title :   HANDBOOK FOR PLANNING FILE CONVERSION.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : ROME AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRIFFISS AFB NY RECONNAISSANCE AND INTELLIGENCE DATA HANDLING BRANCH

Report Date : MAR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 280

Abstract : This is a handbook for planning the conversion of manual alphanumeric files to machinable media. This handbook describes methods for selecting the best file conversion method (e. g., keypunch and verify, optical character reading) from a cost-effectiveness viewpoint. In addition, the handbook describes ways to predict cost, required calendar time, and resultant accuracy of file conversion, and gives detailed steps necessary during setup and execution of a file conversion task. It contains detailed instructions for performing analyses of files, planning quality control, and performing cost analysis. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MILITARY INTELLIGENCE), (*DATA PROCESSING, DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, COST EFFECTIVENESS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, HANDBOOKS, DIGITAL SYSTEMS, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, HANDLING, QUALITY CONTROL, SAMPLING, FLOW CHARTING, MAGNETIC TAPE.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Hardware
      Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE