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One in a series of eleven Memoranda detailing the Distributed Adaptive Message Block Network, a proposed digital data communications system based on a distributed network concept. It presents the equipment cost estimates for a proposed system based on an arbitrary network configuration consisting of 400 switching nodes servicing 100,000 simultaneous users via 200 principal multiplexing stations. Potentially the network can be expanded to handle more than one million users.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Summary

  • Foreword

  • Tables

  • Section

    I. Cost Estimate

  • Section

    II. Cost Breakdown

  • List of Publications in the Series

This report is part of the RAND Corporation Research memorandum series. The Research Memorandum was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1948 to 1973 that represented working papers meant to report current results of RAND research to appropriate audiences.

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