Accession Number : ADA203780

Title :   Research in Distributed Personal Computer-Based Information Systems. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Apr-Oct 84,

Corporate Author : BBN LABS INC CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s) : Forsdick, Harry C ; Thomas, Robert H

PDF Url : ADA203780

Report Date : Aug 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 99

Abstract : The primary focus of the personal computer task area is the development of an electronic message system called Diamond, which will run in a distributed personal computer environment. The message system will: Support a user interface that exploits the capabilities of advanced single-user computers, handle message that contain data other than text, have a distributed architecture, operate in a secure fashion, permit use from a variety of user access points and have a transportable implementation. (KR)

Descriptors :   *ELECTRONIC MAIL, *DISTRIBUTED DATA PROCESSING, COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, INTERFACES, MESSAGE PROCESSING, MICROCOMPUTERS, USER NEEDS

Subject Categories : Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE