RSICC CODE PACKAGE PSR-421
1. NAME AND TITLE
GCI: Generic Communications Index.
Parameter Inc., Elm Grove, Wisconsin, through the Energy Science and Technology Software Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
3. CODING LANGUAGE AND COMPUTER
dBASE III command language; IBM PC (P00421IBMPC00).
4. NATURE OF PROBLEM SOLVED
This searchable dBASE II data base of NRC generic communications includes bulletins, circulars, and information notices. Each communication is categorized by general system or topic, specific component or topic, cause or defect, potential effect, or vendor.
5. METHOD OF SOLUTION
GCI is written in a user-friendly, menu-driven form. This index is made up of one record each for all bulletins, circulars, and information notices, including revisions and supplements from 1971 when such documentation started through 1986.
6. RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS
7. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME
The code is interactive.
8. COMPUTER HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
GCI was developed for IBM personal computers running DOS in the1980's. All programs files require 1.2 MB disk space.
9. COMPUTER SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
The dBASE III software (or equivalent) is required to run this package. GCI was developed under DOS 2 and first submitted to NESC at Argonne National Laboratory in 1989. ESTSC sucessfully tested the program in September 22, 1992, on an IBM 486 compatible personal computer under DOS 5.0 with FoxPro/LAN 2.0. It was not tested when transferred to RSICC and released in October 2002. RSICC made no changes to the package.
"Statement of Improvements," informal notes (1989).
R.S. Dean, D.H. Steinbrecher, and A. Hennick, Generic Communications Index User's Manual, NUREG/CR-4690 Vol. 2 (December 1987).
11. CONTENTS OF CODE PACKAGE
The package is transmitted in a self-extracting, compressed Windows file.
12. DATE OF ABSTRACT
KEYWORDS: DATA STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL; INTERACTIVE; MICROCOMPUTER