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Communications Statistical Network Analysis Program

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051647D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

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Calva, JR Shokes, RH Smalley, JB Stark, DG [+details]


The Communications Statistical Network Analysis Program (CSNAP) is a program that controls the logging, retrieval, formatting, and output of statistical data for a computer system communications network. CSNAP is a general-purpose error analysis program where operational performance is viewed in terms of error percent (error data/all data) X 100. Only communications data, free of device or subsystem dependencies, is analyzed. The CSNAP program is an improvement over other state-of-the-art offerings, DEMF (Display Exception Monitoring Facility) or FERS (Facility Error Analysis Recognition System), that give a count of errors only and, also, include unique device dependencies.