Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs
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The U.S. Air Force is developing new force capabilities appropriate to an emerging array of threats. It is clear that advances in information science and technology (IS&T) are essential for most of these new capabilities. As a consequence, the Air Force is finding it necessary to refocus its IS&T basic research program to provide stronger support for reaching these goals. To assist this effort, the AFOSR asked the NRC for a study to create a vision and plan for the IS&T-related programs within the Office s Mathematics and Space Science Directorate. This report provides an assessment of basic research needs for Air Force systems and communications, software, information management and integration, and human interactions with IS&T systems. The report also offers a set of priorities for basic IS&T research, and an analysis of funding mechanisms its support.

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  • Computers and Information Technology — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations
  • Conflict and Security Issues — Military and Defense Studies

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116 pages | 6 x 9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-10031-1
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National Research Council. Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2006.

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