COMPUTER CONFIGURATIONS FOR A DIAL-A-RIDE SYSTEM

THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE COMPUTER-RELATED ACTIVITIES PERFORMED DURING THE PERIOD OF DIAL-A-RIDE RESEARCH. A COMPUTER SYSTEM DESIGN PHILOSOPHY IS DISCUSSED TO PROVIDE FOR REQUIRED RELIABILITY, INCLUDING BACK-UP AND RECOVERY MODES OF OPERATION, FLEXIBILITY, EXPANDABILITY, AND COST AND DEVELOPMENT TIME RESTRAINTS. A NUMBER OF ALTERNATIVE COMPUTER SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS ARE DESCRIBED AND DISCUSSED. EXAMPLES OF DIAL-A-RIDE SOFTWARE SYSTEMS ARE PRESENTED. THERE IS A DISCUSSION OF THE TYPE OF COMPUTERS WHICH ARE CANDIDATES FOR A DIAL-A-RIDE SYSTEM INCLUDING THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF EACH. FINALLY, APPROXIMATE COST AND TIME ESTIMATES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF VARIOUS TYPES OF DIAL-A-RIDE SYSTEMS ARE INCLUDED TO PROVIDE THE READER WITH INFORMATION WHICH COULD BE USED FOR PLANNING A FUTURE DIAL-A-RIDE PROGRAM./ AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proj No MASS-MTD-6 Contract DOT-UT-161
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Civil Engineering, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139
  • Authors:
    • Bevans, P
    • Dunlavey, M
    • Garmil, J
    • Hamilton, D
    • Higonnet, T
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 134 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242317
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1973 12:00AM