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Information management system breadboard data acquisition and control system.Description of a breadboard configuration of an advanced information management system based on requirements for high data rates and local and centralized computation for subsystems and experiments to be housed on a space station. The system is to contain a 10-megabit-per-second digital data bus, remote terminals with preprocessor capabilities, and a central multiprocessor. A concept definition is presented for the data acquisition and control system breadboard, and a detailed account is given of the operation of the bus control unit, the bus itself, and the remote acquisition and control unit. The data bus control unit is capable of operating under control of both its own test panel and the test processor. In either mode it is capable of both single- and multiple-message operation in that it can accept a block of data requests or update commands for transmission to the remote acquisition and control unit, which in turn is capable of three levels of data-handling complexity.
Document ID
19730030659
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Mallary, W. E.
(NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Information Systems Div., Houston, Tex., United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1972
Subject Category
Computers
Meeting Information
NTC ''72; National Telecommunications Conference(Houston, TX)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
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