DEVELOPMENT OF QUICK-RETRIEVAL INDEXING FOR LARGE-STORAGE INFORMATION FOR USE BY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 7666
Amount: $27,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Principal Investigator
 MATTHEW GAWRONSKI
 VICE PRES. RES. AND DEV.
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Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL IS BROKEN INTO FOUR PROJECTS. THE FIRST PROJ-ECT IS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A QUICK RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR LASER DISCS THAT WILL ALLOW USERS TO RAPIDLY ACCESS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA VIA INTERNAL COMPUTER CONTROLLED HASHING TA-BLES EITHER STORED ON THE LASER DISC OR MAINTAINED VIA MAIN-TENANCE SOFTWARE ON OTHER SOTRAGE MEDIA. THE SECON PROJECT CONSISTS OF A LIBRARY OF SUBROUTINES TO ACCESS AND MAINTAIN THE DATABASE INDEXING SYSTEM FOR PEOPLE WHO WISH TO CUSTO- MIZE THEIR SOFTWARE. THE THIRD PROJECT IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE TO ALLOW NON-COMPUTER SUSERS TO GENERATE COURSESVIA THE USE OF INDEXES THROUGH THE DATA. THIS SECTION WILL ALLOW TEACHERS TO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS; CUSTOMIZEDISPLAY SCREENS, SET UP INSTRUCTIONAL TEXT, MARK ANSWER STORAGE FOR LATER RETRIEVAL AND CUSTOMIZE BRANCHING INDEXE THORUGH THE INFORMATION DATABASE. THE LAST SECTION DEALS WITH THE USE BY STUDENTS. THESE PROGRAMS WILL STORE ANSWERSTO QUESTIONS AUTOMATICALLY,ALLOW STUDENTS TO MIGRATE THROUGHTHE COURSE AND ALLOW THEM TO RETRIEVE INFORMATION FROM WITH-IN THE DATABASE. THE DEVELOPMENT OF CODE SHALL BE PERFORMEDIN THE ADA PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE.

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