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Caulkins, David C.

Works: 3 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 4 library holdings
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Most widely held works by David C Caulkins
ARPANET Management Study: New Application Areas( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some specific topics addressed in the present Quarterly Technical Report include: (1) Consideration of system modules necessary for a large set of procurement related functions; (2) Description of an early list of evolutionary functions felt to be most applicable; (3) Determination of the file sizes for the records considered; (4) Determination of the state of the art of inputting and storing the large text database implied in automating procurement; (5) Consideration of secrecy protection means that are more effectively built into the initial system configuration design rather than as an afterthought; (6) Survey of present procurement information automation efforts, and consideration of evolutionary growth from this presently highly advanced basis; (7) Analysis of the cost of sending one-way text messages via a number of alternatives ranging from postal mail to various forms of electronic transmittal; (8) Work in progress in evaluating present day legal interpretation of governmental secrecy provisions and private proprietary information protection legislation of import to procurement automation
ARPANET Management Study( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The study examines some of the issues affecting the long range development of packet switching in general. It specifically considers the role of the ARPANET in this development. The near-term question of transfer of a portion of the communications portion of the ARPANET is examined in detail, and the background of the development of the network is discussed to place the key issues in perspective
New Applications for ARPANET Developed Information Processing Technology. Volume I. On the Automation of the Procurement Process: Present Status, Feasibility for Improvements, Proposed Next Steps, and Payoffs( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The report discusses technical and economic feasibility of widespread computer-netting technology to aid DOD procurement effectiveness, and describes procurement automation system development, the software and hardware required, and provides a hardware configuration. Next steps are logically detailed in a procurement automation system. Cost-benefit analysis and a survey of procurement automation systems presently in use is provided. It is indicated that savings in excess of $1 billion per year might be achievable in the future
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